Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

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Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

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Daniel Kerr (1870-1935) and his wife, Mary, were both children of Irish immigrants.

Daniel worked as a sign painter in Portland. He made this chair for their daughter Agnes Gertrude, who was born in 1906. The chair features her portrait.

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About This Item

  • Title: Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908
  • Creator: Kerr, Daniel
  • Creation Date: 1908
  • Subject Date: 1908
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Carved and painted wood, photograph
  • Dimensions: 52 cm x 33 cm
  • Local Code: 2008.142.001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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