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Description

Group of eighteen carte-de-visite portraits of women shown in shoulder length, three-quarter length and full-length formats.

Details

Maker
A.M. Laing & Son (Photographer)
Date
1863
Inscriptions
Typed on label--l.r. recto: ""Executive Committee of the/ New England Women's Auxil-/iary Association, of the/ U.S. Sanitary Commission/ during the Civil War./ Gift of Mrs. Christopher/ R. Eliot, Ex. Com. N.E./ Women's Aux., U.S. Sanitary/ Com. 1863/ 1924.253"" Typed on label--verso: ""The names of those in this frame are as/ follows, beginning in the upper left-hand corner and/ reading to the right;/ 1st row. Abby W. May/ Sarah C. Williams/ Isa E. Gray/ Martha C. Stevenson/ 2nd row Mrs. Charles Paine/ Mrs. David Buck/ Annie S. Seuer?/ Mrs. J.C. Johnson/ Mary G. Loring/ 3rd row Maria A. Revere/ Mrs. Tebbetts (later Mrs. George S. Hale)/ Sarah G. Carey/ Mrs. S.F. Hooper/ Mrs. Ozias Goodwin/ 4th row Mrs. Feroline Fox/ Annette P. Rogers/ Mrs. William Endicott,Jr./ Mrs. F.A. French/ Members of the Executive Committee of the New/ England Women's Auxiliary Association of the U.S. Sanitary/ Commission of Civil War---?/ A.M. LAING & SON/ ---? Spring St.,/ Cor. of Park St.,/ PORTLAND, ME.""
Location of origin
Portland, ME, USA
Material
albumen (egg white)
Object type
Art
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Abolition
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
Civil War
civil wars
emancipation
patriotism
Patriotism
photographs
portraits
Print, Photographic
People and organizations
Women's Auxiliary Association
Dimensions
22 3/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.253
Credit Line
Gift of Mary May Eliot
GUSN
25746

Comments

image of object #

AvatarPosted by Gail White on September 20, 2010
perhaps incorrect image here?