Joseph Leland of Saco, ca. 1850

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Joseph Leland of Saco, ca. 1850

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Description

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.

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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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Maine Historical Society
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