Portrait of a young woman, 1854

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Portrait of a young woman, 1854

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Cased ambrotype portrait of a young woman. The mat was stamped "Ambrotype by R. Adams [Rufus Adams, Portland Maine], Cutting's, T. July 4, 1854." It is unclear whether the July 4th date refers to the day the photo was taken, or the mat's patent date.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portrait of a young woman, 1854
  • Creator: Adams, Rufus
  • Creation Date: 1854
  • Subject Date: 1854
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Dimensions: 5.1 cm x 6.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 444, Box 6/8
  • Collection: Ambrotypes collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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