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Susan W. Boyd hair comb, Portland, ca. 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

A hair comb worn by Mrs. Susan W. Boyd of Portland. Her name and that of the donor appear on the comb. The donor, Mrs. Howard Soule of Portland may have been Boyd's daughter.

She may have been the wife of William Boyd, a lawyer in Portland.

Other Information


  • Title: Susan W. Boyd hair comb, Portland, ca. 1840
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tortoiseshell
  • Local Code: CA26
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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