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Head-and-shoulders portrait of Martha Curtis Stevenson, location unknown, ca. 1860

PC005.D09.086 (RS14158)

Description

Martha Curtis Stevenson served with the U.S. Sanitary Commission in 1863-1864 which provided civilian support for soldiers during the Civil War. She was the daughter of Jonathan Greely Stevenson and the sister of Frances Greely Stevenson and Annie Brace Stevenson. The sisters were involved in philanthropic activities and lived together in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1860
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
(verso) martha c. stevenson gift 29 dec. 1922 est. miss f. s. stevenson
Dimensions
2 1/2x 2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 188
Credit Line
Gift of F. S. Stevenson
GUSN
254438
Reference Code
PC005.D09.086

Record details

Other People
Stevenson, Annie Brace, 1835-1917
Stevenson, Frances Greely, 1833-1922
Stevenson, J. G. (Jonathan Greely), 1799-1835
Stevenson, Martha Curtis, 1830-1916
Descriptive Terms
philanthropists
portraits
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Civil War
Places
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]

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