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Early Maine Photography

Vickery-Shettleworth Family Group Photographs

Fred Burrill family, Auburn, ca. 1859

Fred Burrill family, Auburn, ca. 1859

Item 103682 info
Maine Historical Society

Fred Burrill of Auburn, Maine, was photographed with his first wife and their children to produce these four ambrotypes that are housed in a decorative Union case. An accompanying note reads, "Fred Burrill of Auburn, first wife and children. 2nd wife was Lucy Clark Patterson." The front of the case is decorated with a bas-relief of three children playing with toys in a pastoral landscape.

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