[Woman with Painted Backdrop] (Case Verso)


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Seated African-American against a painted backdrop contaning a column or monument at upper left. The woman's jewlery is gilt painted.


  • Title: [Woman with Painted Backdrop] (Case Verso)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1855
  • Physical Dimensions: 6.7 × 5.4 cm (2 5/8 × 2 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Cased object
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Daguerreotype, hand-colored
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2001.62.5
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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