- Item 104444 - Daguerreotype of an elderly couple, Portland, ca. 1852
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 104444
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This quarter-plate daguerreotype of an elderly couple was taken by Portland daguerrian Samuel L. Carleton.Show Details
Carleton was a local photographer and instructor who arrived in Portland from Boston in 1845. He operated various studios on Middle Street throughout his Portland career. The daguerreotypes's mat was stamped "S. L. Carleton" on the lower left corner, and "Portland ME" at the lower right.