Photo Essay on Frederick Douglass

Samuel J. Miller, Frederick Douglass, 1852, Daguerreotype. Art Institute of Chicago. [1]
Frederick Douglass Brady-Handy Photography Collection, Library of Congress, c. 1880. [2]
Albumen print carte de visite of Frederick Douglass, Robert M. Cargo, Circa 1860. [3]
American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, circa 1880. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images. [4]
Notman Photo Company, Frederick Douglass with his grandson Joseph Douglass, ca. 1890 Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. [5]
Samuel J. Miller, Frederick Douglass, 1852, Daguerreotype. Art Institute of Chicago.
Notman Photo Company, Frederick Douglass with his grandson Joseph Douglass, ca. 1890 Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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  2. Klein, Christopher. “How Frederick Douglass Escaped Slavery.” History.com. A&E Television Networks, September 3, 2013. https://www.history.com/news/frederick-douglass-escapes-slavery.
  3. Miller, S. J. (n.d.). Frederick Douglass. The Art Institute of Chicago. https://www.artic.edu/artworks/145681/frederick-douglass.
  4. Staff, H. H. (2021, January 8). There’s a Reason Why Frederick Douglass Had So Many Photos Taken. History Hustle. https://historyhustle.com/frederick-douglass/.
  5. Cabinet card of Frederick Douglass with his grandson, Joseph Douglass. National Museum of African American History and Culture. (n.d.). https://nmaahc.si.edu/object/nmaahc_A2010.26.29.8.1.
  6. Sandweiss, Martha A. “Seeing History: Thinking about and with Photographs.” OUP Academic. Oxford University Press, December 16, 2019. https://academic.oup.com/whq/article-abstract/51/1/1/5678758.
  1. Miller, S. J, Frederick Douglass, 1847, printed 1852, Daguerreotype, 14 x 10.6 cm, The Art Institute of Chicago. https://www.artic.edu/artworks/145681/frederick-douglass.
  2. Brady-Handy photograph collection, Frederick Douglass,1877, The Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017895330/.
  3. Cargo, R. M, Albumen print carte de visite of Frederick Douglass, 1860, Collection of Robert E. Green. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?search=Frederick+Douglass&title=Special:MediaSearch&type=image
  4. American orator, abolitionist, writer, and escaped slave, Frederick Douglass (1817–1895), 1880, Getty Images. https://www.gettyimages.com/search/photographer?family=editorial&photographer=MPI
  5. Bourdon, D, Frederick Douglass, 1894, albumen and silver print, 16.5 x 10.8 cm, Notman Photo Company. https://nmaahc.si.edu/object/nmaahc_A2010.26.29.8.1

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