Portrait of a sailor, New Bedford, Massachusetts

cased ambrotype

PHOTOGRAPHS - AMBROTYPES
Hawes, C. E.
USA, MA, New Bedford
case 3-3/4 x 3-1/4 in. sight 2-3/4 x 2-1/4 in.

Ambrotype in hinged leather case, red velvet lining in lid, scallopped copper? frame stamped lower left "C. E. HAWES/ N. BEDFORD" and lower right "AMBROTYPE/ ARTIST"; portrait of a man, possibly a sailor or whaleman, seated, wearing suit and hat, painted backdrop off a whaling ship.


2006.17

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