Tintype portrait of John Chase, Unity, ca. 1860

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Tintype portrait of John Chase, Unity, ca. 1860

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John Chase of Unity was photographed in front a painted maritime-themed backdrop. Photographers in smaller communities sometimes relied on painted backgrounds in place of the more expensive drapes and furniture.

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  • Title: Tintype portrait of John Chase, Unity, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Town: Unity
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: 2008.283.044
  • 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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