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Checkers game

PC005.D06.128 (RS13892)

Description

Two men playing checkers. At left is Mr. Amos Baker who worked at the Chapman Hall School for boys. As a middleaged man he married Matilda Eaton, great aunt of the donor. The man on the right is Mr. Samuel Parker of E. Cambridge. He adopted two of the donor's great aunts. Their name had been Eaton but they changed it and took the name of Parker. He married a granddaughter of Cotton Mather, possibly named Hanna Mather, who was widow Crocker at the time of her marriage to Parker.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1850
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Mat: "CATHAN" stamped on the lower left corner. (MAT) CATHAN
Dimensions
3 1/4x 2 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4x 5/8(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 359
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Edith Brown.
GUSN
254016
Reference Code
PC005.D06.128

Record details

Originator
Cathan, Lucius H. (Photographer)
Other People
Baker, Amos
Parker, Samuel
Other Organizations
Chapman Hall School
Descriptive Terms
checkers (board games)
group portraits
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-2 [Drawer 44 in old database]

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