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Daguerreotype

1944.9 (RS32524)

Description

Daguerreotype taken late 1848, early 1849 in Boston; second figure from the left is Mrs. Sarah Parkman Oliver (Sarah Wilson) sister of Rebecca Wilson Gerry, grandmother of the donor. Left to right, back row: Miss Susan Butterick of Boston; Sade Lowe of Albany; Anne Butterick of Boston (died soon after image taken of consumption; front row: Sarah Wilson Oliver, died 1850 of consumption; Elizabeth Lowe of Albany.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848-1849
Inscriptions
"Chase" (stamped)
Material
daguerreotype (process)
photography
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Daguerreotype
daguerreotype (process)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
Photograph
photography
Accession Number
1944.9
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
245816

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