The Daguerreian Society
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DATABASE #: 236
COLLECTION: Chester County Hist. Soc., DG065
CATEGORY: Couple
SIZE: Sixth-plate CASE TYPE: Plain leather
ARTIST: David C. Collins
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LOCATION: Philadelphia, PADATE(S): 1851
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Stamped into mat
IMPRINT OR NOTE: Collins, 3rd & Chestnut
Backdrop: Plain
SUBJECT: Caster Hanway & his first wife Martha Lamborn Hanway. Man with beard, hair, chair. Caster Hanway, hero of Christiana Resistance, defied the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850. Arrested, imprisoned in Moyamensign Prison, charge of treason, found not guilty. Man with beard. Woman seated on Gothic revival chair.
Noted By: Research by CCHS
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