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A carpenter posed for a tintype studio portrait holding a wooden block plane and a square. In this era of photography portraiture, it was common for subjects to pose with implements that denoted their occupation.
About This Item
- Title: A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865
- Creation Date: circa 1865
- Subject Date: circa 1865
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 6.3 cm
- Local Code: 2014.237.003
- Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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