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Anna Margaret Holwell (1805-1887) of Portland is pictured with her five daughters, Harriet (1827-1909), Margaret (1828-1905), Georgiana (1830-1881), Isabelle (1833-1856), and Marion (1835-1924).
Holwell, the daughter of British Major John Z. Holwell, married Nathaniel Deering, a noted attorney, author, editor, composer, and dramatist, in 1824.
The couple had nine children, five of whom were daughters.
About This Item
- Title: Anna Margaret Holwell Deering and daughters, Portland, ca. 1855
- Creation Date: circa 1855
- Subject Date: circa 1855
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Daguerreotype
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 15 cm x 2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2006, Box 1/6
- Collection: Deering family daguerreotype collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Deering family
- Deering, Anna Margaret Holwell, 1805-1887--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Georgiana, 1830-1881--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Harriet H., 1827-1909--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Isabelle, 1833-1856--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Margaret, 1828-1905--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Marion, 1835-1924--Portrait photographs
- Deering, Nathaniel, -Family
- Group portraits
- Mothers and daughters
- Deering, Anna Margaret Holwell
- Deering, Harriet H.
- Deering, Margaret
- Deering, Marion
- Deering , Nathaniel
- Deering, Georgiana
- Kidder, Maryanne
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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