Artist American
Title
  • Soldier and Companion
Date between 1861 and 1865
Medium tintype with brass mat and leather case
Dimensions Plate: 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (8.9 × 6.4 cm)
Overall (mat): 4 1/2 × 3 1/4 inches (11.4 × 8.3 cm)
Overall (case, closed): 4 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 3/4 inches (12.1 × 9.5 × 1.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, DeRoy Photographic Acquisition Endowment Fund and Coville Photographic Fund
Accession Number 2001.133
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
by 2001, Jackie Napoleon Wilson (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
2001-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sharp, Ellen. Photographs from the Detroit Collections: An Exhibition Inaugurating the Albert and Peggy de Salle Gallery of Photography, exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1983, p. 37.

Wilson, Jackie Napoleon. "Facing History: Images of African-Americans Illuminate a Proud Past." Smithsonian Magazine, (November 1999): p. 139 (ill.).

______. Hidden Witness: African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War. New York, 1999, p. 127 (ill.).