Photo, Print, Drawing Sojourner Truth I sell the shadow to support the substance
About this Item
- Sojourner Truth
- I sell the shadow to support the substance
- Photograph shows Sojourner Truth in a three-quarter-length portrait. She is sitting at table with knitting and a book.
Created / Published
- - Truth, Sojourner,--1799-1883
- Albumen prints--1860-1870.
- Cartes de visite--1860-1870.
- Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
- Portrait photographs--1860-1870
- Albumen prints--1860-1870
- Cartes de visite--1860-1870
- - Title from item.
- - "I sell the shadow to support the substance, Sojourner Truth"--printed below photo.
- - Copyright 1864 by Sojourner Truth.
- - Gladstone's inventory notes: CDV54.
- - Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (PR 13 CN 1995:113)
- - General information about the Gladstone collection is available at, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.gld
- - Exhibited: African American Odyssey, Library of Congress, 1998.
- - Exhibited: "Regeneration: Black Cinema from 1898-1971" at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, 6067 Wilshire Foundation, Los Angeles, CA 90036, August 19, 2022-April 23, 2023.
- 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen ; 10 x 6 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 14022, no. 51
- Carte de visite photographs from the Gladstone collection
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- ppmsca 08978 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08978
- cph 3g06165 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06165
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-08978 (digital file from original item)
- LC-USZC4-6165 (color film copy transparency)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Sojourner Truth. , ca. 1864. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501244/.
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(ca. 1864) Sojourner Truth. , ca. 1864. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501244/.
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Sojourner Truth. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501244/>.