Early Republic fashion doll, ca. 1787Item 48238 info
Maine Historical Society
"There, I wanted you to see this, -–'t is mother's picture. 't was taken once when she was up to Portland, soon after she was married.
"I reached out my hand to see her mother's [daguerreotype]… a most flower-like face of a lovely young woman in quaint dress."
–– Sarah Orne Jewett, "The Country of the Pointed Firs," 1896