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Ironworker Wearing a Leather Apron and Holding Tongs, circa 1865

Stuber, F. L., b. 18461860/1870

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

A young man with tongs and a leather apron posed in photographer F. L. Stuber's South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania studio around 1865. This portrait carte-de-visite is a product of his sitting. Cartes-de-visite, small photographic prints on cardboard stock, were popular in the United States from the 1860s through the 1880s. Americans commonly collected and exchanged them to commemorate family members or celebrities.

Details

  • Title: Ironworker Wearing a Leather Apron and Holding Tongs, circa 1865
  • Creator: Stuber, F. L., b. 1846
  • Date Created: 1860/1870
  • Location: United States, Pennsylvania, South Bethlehem
  • Subject Keywords: Foundrymen, Cartes-de-visite (Card photographs), Card photographs (Photographs), Photographs, Studio portraits
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Carte-de-visite (Card photograph)
  • Object ID: 95.97.11
  • Image ID: THF212080
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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