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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.
About This Item
- 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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