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Sojourner Truth, three-quarter length portrait

1864

National Women’s History Museum

National Women’s History Museum

[Sojourner Truth, three-quarter length portrait, standing, wearing spectacles, shawl, and peaked cap, right hand resting on cane] - Caption: I sell the shadow to support the substance. Sojourner Truth.
- Original carte de visite portrait is in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Sojourner Truth Collection (MMC). Manuscript Division copy negative is LC-MSS-35956-173.
- Available as copy photo in Prints & Photographs Division, BIOG FILE.
- Described in: Sojourner Truth : A life, a symbol / Nell Irvin Painter. New York : W.W. Norton, 1996, p. 187.

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  • Title: Sojourner Truth, three-quarter length portrait
  • Date Created: 1864
  • Location Created: Detroit, Michigan
  • Type: Portrait Photograph
  • Rights: Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Sojourner Truth Collection (MMC)
  • Medium: 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen.

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