- Item 37144 - Roxie Howe, ca. 1860
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 37144
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This is an ambrotype portrait by an unknown maker of Roxie Howe, the sister of a Mr. Bemis and the wife of Stephen Howe.Show Details
With the burgeoning daguerreptyping industry, itinerant artists set up shop wherever they could find room -- sometimes literally making portraits in the back of their wagons. This constant availability of the daguerreotypist made it easy, and popular, for anyone to have a portrait made.