Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850

Description

A daguerreotype of an unknown woman and child. Daguerreotypes were invented in 1839 and remained popular methods of creating portraits until replaced by the ambrotype, which was less expensive, in the late 1850s.

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About This Item

  • Title: Unidentified woman with child, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • State: ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 13/1
  • Collection: Miscellaneous daguerreotypes
  • Object Type: Image

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