Two laborers, Bangor, ca. 1865

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Two laborers, Bangor, ca. 1865

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Two young men posed for this tintype studio portrait. Their worn leather boots indicate that they are laborers. Their cheeks have been hand-colored in pink. Photo verso has attached advertisement of photographer S.W. Sawyer of Bangor.

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  • Title: Two laborers, Bangor, ca. 1865
  • Creator: Sawyer, S. W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 5.2 cm
  • Local Code: 2014.237.005
  • 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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