Unidentified women, ca. 1860

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A lovely picture, but who are they?
Unidentified women, ca. 1860

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The names of the two women in the ambrotype are unknown, but their adornments stand out. Their jewelry – necklace, earrings, rings, and belt buckle – has been highlighted with gold and red paint.

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About This Item

  • Title: Unidentified women, ca. 1860
  • Creator: Moses Hale, Ellsworth
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Local Code: 2008.377.061
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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

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