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Tinted studio portrait of Antoine DeSant. He has sideburns and his clothing includes a dark coat, white shirt and necktie.
Bolles & (Creator)
1880 - 1886
Title supplied by cataloger. Possibly from the Cape Verde Islands, DeSant went on whaling voyages out of New London in the 1830's, probably aboard the whale ship Tuscarora (Antonio De Santo in crew list). Later became a grocer in New London.
Cape Verdean AmericansAfrican American menGrocersWhalers (Persons)African American whalersDeSant, Antoine, (1815?-1886)Tuscarora (Ship)
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Accession number: 1992.119.1