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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1860

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-254438

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
philanthropists
women (female humans)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

(verso) martha c. stevenson gift 29 dec. 1922 est. miss f. s. stevenson

Additional Identification Number

DagID 188

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D09.086

Image Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of F. S. Stevenson

Places

Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Stevenson, Martha Curtis, 1830-1916
Stevenson, J. G. (Jonathan Greely), 1799-1835
Stevenson, Frances Greely, 1833-1922
Stevenson, Annie Brace, 1835-1917

Subjects

Civil War

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]