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Chansonetta Stanley Emmons (1858-1937), the sister of F.E. and F.O. Stanley, the inventors of the Stanley Steamer, was a gifted photographer and painter.
She created these miniatures of herself and her husband, James, whom she married in 1887.
A native of Kingfield, she taught painting and drawing and photographed her travels, friends and children.
About This Item
- Title: James N.W. and Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, ca. 1887
- Creator: Emmons, Chansonetta Stanley
- Creation Date: circa 1887
- Subject Date: circa 1887
- State: ME
- Media: Watercolor on ivory, metal
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 8 cm
- Local Code: 2002.042
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Artists, Maine
- Emmons, Chansonetta Stanley, 1858-1937--Miniatures--Portraits
- Emmons, James N.W.--Miniatures--Portraits
- Women artists
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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