Whole plate daguerreotype. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of I.N. Phelps Stokes, Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1937 (37.14.41).
Creator/Contributor: Southworth and Hawes, photographer(s)
Location: BostonImage with Details
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