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Label on cover glass: Mullatto (sic) 50
Photographer attribution based on John Craig's reference to an identified daguerreotype stamped "Barnes, N.Y."
Case: oval motif with scrolls.
Barboza number: 6019.003.
Stamped on brass mat: Barnes, N.Y.
Gift; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022).
Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Anthony Barboza is an American photographer, historian, artist and writer, born on 8 September 1944 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He is best known for his documentary photography, which focuses on African American culture and history. Barboza began his career as a photographer in the 1960s and has since captured images of some of the most influential figures in African American history, including Malcolm X, James Baldwin and Muhammad Ali. He has also documented important events such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement. In addition to his work as a photographer, Barboza is also an accomplished artist and writer. He has exhibited his work in galleries throughout the United States and has published several books, including Black Borders and In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers. Barboza's contributions to the field of photography have been recognised with numerous awards and honours, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He continues to be an active member of the photography community and a leading voice in documenting African American history and culture.

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01/01/1849
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Barnes, James T., photographer
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