The Daguerreian Society
Please note: in order to use view the zoomable detail images using Zoomify, you will need to have Macromedia Flash 6.0 or above installed. Click here to download or upgrade to the latest version of Flash.


Click on image for zoomable version
DATABASE #: 518
COLLECTION: Chester County Hist. Soc., DG030
CATEGORY: Portrait
SIZE: Sixth-plate CASE TYPE: Embossed leather
ARTIST: Unattributed
DATE(S): c. 1850
Backdrop: Wrinkled
SUBJECT: “This is Charity Chalfant. She was a nurse /midwife in the vicinity of Doe Run, London Grove, Chatham and Avondale, Pa. She was present at the births of all children of Joseph Sharp Quarll and Sarah Ann Vandever Quarll. Total 12 children, 3 boys and 9 girls.” Woman, lace bonnet, collar, large hands.
Noted By: Research by CCHS
Return to the NEA search page