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Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850

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Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850

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A daguerreotype of an unknown woman and child. Daguerreotypes were invented in 1839 and remained popular methods of creating portraits until replaced by the ambrotype, which was less expensive, in the late 1850s.

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  • Title: Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • State: ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype, photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 13/1
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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LC Subject Headings

Photographs
Mothers
Daguerreotypes
Children
Photography

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