Young woman in straw hat, ca. 1900

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Young woman in straw hat, ca. 1900

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An unknown woman sat for a tintype portrait while wearing a straw hat. The tintype, also known as ferrotypes, rose to popularity during the Civil War era, slowly falling out of favor as the turn of the century approached.

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  • Title: Young woman in straw hat, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: USA
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 8.9 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 5/7 (2008.500.0052)
  • Collection: Early photography collection
  • Object Type: Image

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

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