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Unknown [Kelly family photographs, four in one case]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04197.40 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: circa 1860s Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Four family member portraits in a single thermo-plastic case. Tintype of Mary Kelly and tintype of Sissy Kelly. Ambrotype of James Kelly and ambrotype of their son. Case closed dimensions 9.8 x 15.2 cm. Case open dimensions (with images showing) 19.6 x 15.2 cm.

People: Kelly, James R.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Women's History, Military History, Civil War, Union Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War