Carleton daguerreotype of woman, Portland, ca. 1850

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Samuel L. Carleton made this daguerreotype of a seated woman wearing a white lace shawl.

Carleton, a Portland daguerreotypist who had rooms at 80 Middle Street, advertised as "having had more than three times the experience of any other Artist now in the city, and having the largest and best arranged Gallery in the State..."

Carleton worked in Portland from 1847-1848 at 49 Middle Street and from 1852-1859 at 80 Middle Street.

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  • Title: Carleton daguerreotype of woman, Portland, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Samuel L. Carleton
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Local Code: 2006.368.011
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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