Merle P. Chaplin with toys, South Portland, ca. 1895

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Merle P. Chaplin with toys, South Portland, ca. 1895

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Description

Merle P. Chaplin, the son of Ella and Joseph Chaplin of South Portland, is shown with his toys. The boy's father was an amateur photographer.

A chalk board above the wall of toys reads, "Some of the things it takes to amuse one small boy."

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About This Item

  • Title: Merle P. Chaplin with toys, South Portland, ca. 1895
  • Creator: Chaplin, Joseph F.
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 2126, Box 3/Env. 13
  • Collection: Chaplin family collection
  • Object Type: Image

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