Novelty photograph of two women, ca. 1865

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Novelty photograph of two women, ca. 1865

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While most early photographers created formal images of their sitters, some portrayed their subjects with a touch of humor, mystery, or charm. This playful scenario depicted two women afloat.

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  • Title: Novelty photograph of two women, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2003, 2008.500.0053
  • Collection: Early photography collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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