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Maid De'ah

ZBA2635
Historic Photographs

Object connections:

Collection Historic Photographs, Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Special collections
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2635
Description Silver gelatin print. Photograph of a black maid and a young white American girl playing with toy bricks. A note on the back of the print states: ‘Maid De’ah – mother was a slave, she joined the Musson family aged 14 yrs Miss Gabriel Frances Musson’.
Date made circa 1900

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Materials gelatin; silver
Measurements Sheet: 278 mm x 224 mm; Mount: 420 mm x 298 mm
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  • Maid De'ah (ZBA2635)
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