Family Register stitched by Dolly Pollard, 1820

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This handiwork by Dolly Pollard is a typical style produced by students from the Cony Female Academy in Augusta.

Dolly Pollard was granddaughter of Martha Ballard, a midwife from Augusta and Hallowell during the 18th century.

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  • Title: Family Register stitched by Dolly Pollard, 1820
  • Creator: Dolly Pollard
  • Creation Date: 1820
  • Subject Date: 1820
  • Locations:
    • Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
    • Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Silk, linen
  • Dimensions: 46 cm x 46 cm
  • Local Code: 1998.30.3
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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