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Boston area daguerreotypist George Kendall Warren photographed an earlier painting of Joseph Leland (1757-1839), sometime around the year 1850. Originally from Grafton, MA, Joseph Leland later moved to Saco, where he was a successful lumber merchant. The painting's artist is unknown, but the daguerreotype's case is stamped "GK Warren," for the photographer. The painting likely dates from the 1820s or 1830s.
About This Item
- Title: Joseph Leland of Saco, ca. 1850
- Creator: Warren, George Kendall
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1825
- Town: Saco
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Daguerreotype
- Dimensions: 5.7 cm x 8.3 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 3/1 (4143*)
- Collection: Miscellaneous daguerreotypes
- Object Type: Image
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