Check out the story here from the New Haven Register that features the important research of Zoe Trodd and Celeste-Marie Bernier.
“The existing photographic record of Douglass begins with an 1841 daguerreotype image, taken just a few years after Douglass escaped to freedom from slavery. He was 23. The final photo of Douglass came on his deathbed, in 1895.
In between were images — many of them iconic — that presented an aura of dignity, determination and gravitas.”