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DATABASE #: 254
COLLECTION: Chester County Hist. Soc., DG254
CATEGORY: Portrait
SIZE: Ninth-plate CASE TYPE: Oval, velvet
ARTIST: Samuel Root
Noted By:
LOCATION: New York City, NYDATE(S): Jan 2, 1856 / Jan 3, 1856
Location Noted By:
Handwritten paper slip
IMPRINT OR NOTE: “...taken by S. Root...”
Backdrop: Plain
SUBJECT: Ferdinand Julius (1812-1902) & Abigail D. Dreer. Ferdinand made fortune, assayer in gold, founded firm Dreer and Hayes, Philadelphia. Commissioned art from Otis Bass, Thomas Sulley, James Peale and others. Her: Jan 2, 1856 Him: Jan 3, 1856. Woman in left image, wearing lace collar, cameo brooch. Man in right image, beard, bow tie.
Noted By: Research by CCHS
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