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Funerary monument by Margaret Foley, Magoun Row, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.

PC005.D01.020 (RS13242)

Description

An image of a funerary monument by Margaret Foley, Magoun plot, Fir Avenue, Mount Auburn Cemetery, showing a stone monument which depicts a drapery-clad woman kneeling with her arm around girl, both with solemn expressions. Sobieszek and Appel #103. The Mount Auburn Cemetery straddles the town line between Cambridge and Watertown, and this monument is in Watertown.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1846-1861
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Dimensions
8 1/3x 6 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 311
GUSN
253693
Reference Code
PC005.D01.020

Record details

Originator
Southworth & Hawes (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
cemeteries
daguerreotype (process)
exterior views
monuments
portrait format
portraits
sculpture (visual work)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Cambridge, Mass.)
Places
Watertown (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 51 in old database]

Comments

Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by David Russo on November 14, 2013
Fir Avenue is in the Watertown section of the cemetery. This is Watertown.

Re: Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on January 31, 2014
Hello Mr. Russo,

Thank you again for providing this information. I have updated the record to reflect it.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England