Benjamin B. Stevens, Unity, ca. 1858

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Benjamin B. Stevens, Unity, ca. 1858

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Description

An ambrotype portrait of Benjamin B. Stevens of Unity, ca. 1858, by an unknown maker.

This ambrotype is housed in a "Union case", a decorative, plastic frame for daguerreotypes and ambrotypes invented in 1853. This case was made by A. P. Critchlow & Co. of Massachusetts.

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About This Item

  • Title: Benjamin B. Stevens, Unity, ca. 1858
  • Creation Date: circa 1858
  • Subject Date: circa 1858
  • Town: Unity
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Local Code: 2008.283.040
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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