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A young member of the Skowhegan Fire Department posed for an ambrotype in full uniform, with his hat on the table beside him, bearing the number "3." The ambrotype likely dates from about 1860.
About This Item
- Title: Firefighter, Skowhegan, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Skowhegan
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Ambrotype
- Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 5.1 cm
- Local Code: 2007.215.013
- Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Fire departments
- Fire helmets
- Portrait photographs
- Seated portraits
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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