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An unidentified architect or carpenter posed for a daguerreotype portrait holding a symbol of his trade: a carpenter's square.
An 1841 Maine Charitable Mechanic Association banner, includes an image of a square, much like the one this man holds, as a symbol of the house wright's group.
About This Item
- Title: Craftsman holding tools, ca. 1845
- Creation Date: circa 1845
- Subject Date: circa 1845
- State: ME
- Media: Daguerreotype
- Local Code: 2008.283.016
- Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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LC Subject Headings
- Drafting implements
- Drafting tools
- Mechanical drawing
- Portrait photograph
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