Browse Items (10 total)

  • Collection: Photographs of Harriet Tubman

Carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Tubman

National Museum of African American History and Culture Online Catalog: “A carte-de-visite of Harriet Tubman seated in an interior room. She is positioned slightly turned to the right and gazes off camera. Her right hand rests on the back of a wooden…

Harriet Tubman

National Portrait Gallery Online Catalog: “Harriet Tubman led scores of slaves to freedom and facilitated the flight of many others after her own escape from bondage in 1849. When the Civil War began, Tubman fully committed herself to the Union…

Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of a chair

Library of Congress Catalog: “Title devised by library staff. Date of photograph based on years photographer Harvey B. Lindsley was active and Tubman’s clothing. (Source: researcher A. Cohn, 2016). Original photo not found in LOT since at least the…

Matte collodion print of Harriet Tubman

National Museum of African American History and Culture Online Catalog: “Matte collodion photograph of Harriet Tubman standing in an interior room setting. The full-length portrait shows Tubman facing the photographer in the middle of the frame with…

Harriet Tubman

National Portrait Gallery Online Catalog: “Born into slavery as Araminta Ross, Harriet Tubman rebelled against servitude from her earliest years, running away as early as age seven. At fifteen, she defied an overseer and was nearly killed when he…

Albumen print of Harriet Tubman

National Museum of African American History and Culture Online Catalog: “A large albumen print of Harriet Tubman by Tarby Studios in Auburn, NY. The image is enlarged from an older print.” See Bibliographic Citation.

Photograph of Harriet Tubman

Photograph of Harriet Tubman at age 89, seated with white shawl covering her head.

Harriet Tubman, abolitionist

Photograph of Harriet Tubman at approximately 78 years, seated in a chair wearing a head wrap, black shawl, and white scarf. Ernsberger, Auburn, NY, signed on front of image, lower left.

Harriet Tubman

This portrait of Harriet Tubman is from the Wilbur H. Siebert Underground Railroad collection at the Ohio History Connection.