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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of the Three Harris Brothers of Nelson, New Hampshire

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2654M
Lot:
672
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$120$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of the Three Harris Brothers of Nelson, New Hampshire, identified in inscriptions "Almon, Sheldon, and Edwin Harris," on a label pinned to the velvet case pad, in a pressed-paper/leather case, (scattered tarnish or corrosion spots, spiders, and dust).

Note: The three Harris brothers, Ezra Sheldon (b. 1827), Bethuel Edwin (b. 1830), and Almon Ainger (b. 1832), were the sons of Almon Harris (b. 1800) and his wife Phebe (Shelton), and were born in Nelson, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
Estimate $300-500

The following genealogical information is credited to Dick Dutton's Master File, and can be found at this internet link:

http://awt.ancestrylibrary.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dickdutton&id=I183981&ti=5542

# ID: I183981
# Name: Almon HARRIS
# Sex: M 1
# Birth: 29 AUG 1800 in Nelson, NH
# Death: 15 SEP 1876
Father: Bethuel HARRIS b: 14 AUG 1769 in Medway, MA
Mother: Deborah TWITCHELL
Marriage 1 Phebe SHELTON
* Married: 6 JUN 1826 in Harrisville, NH
Children
1. Has Children Ezra Sheldon HARRIS b: 22 MAR 1827
2. Has Children Bethuel Edwin HARRIS b: 18 MAY 1830
3. Has Children Almon Ainger HARRIS b: 29 DEC 1832


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Nelson, Ezra Sheldon, Phebe, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, internet link, Dick Dutton, http://awt.ancestrylibrary.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dickdutton&id=I183981&ti=5542, Medway, Harrisville

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