A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865

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A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865

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A carpenter posed for a tintype studio portrait holding a wooden block plane and a square. In this era of photography portraiture, it was common for subjects to pose with implements that denoted their occupation.

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About This Item

  • Title: A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 6.3 cm
  • Local Code: 2014.237.003
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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