Portrait of Big Mary, Pleasant Point, 1901

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Portrait of Big Mary, Pleasant Point, 1901

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Eastport photographer Charles E. Brown took the hand-tinted portrait of Big Mary.

She was a Passamaquoddy Indian and the second wife of long-time Passamaquoddy chief Sopiel Selmore.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portrait of Big Mary, Pleasant Point, 1901
  • Creator: Brown, Charles E.
  • Creation Date: circa 1901
  • Subject Date: circa 1901
  • Town: Eastport
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 16 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--People--S
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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