John, Esther and William Weeks, Portland, ca. 1850

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John, Esther and William Weeks, Portland, ca. 1850

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Daguerreotype photograph of John and Esther (Moody) Weeks with their son, William Weeks.

John Weeks worked as a joiner in Portland from 1837 to 1887, and from 1856 to 1871, his son William assisted him in the trade of finish carpentry for houses and buildings.

The Weeks family lived on Munjoy Hill, in Portland's East End.

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  • Title: John, Esther and William Weeks, Portland, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Dimensions: 15 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 4
  • Collection: Early photography collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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