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Object Name Daguerreotype
Catalog Number 1954.6
Date 1840-1850
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1 inches
Description This is a daguerreotype gold-mounted baroque oriental pearl broach. The likeness is that of Mrs. Martha Foster Owen. It is housed in a velvet box.
Notes Martha Foster Owen was the wife of Captain Miles Owen of Memphis and New Orleans and aunt of James Lane Allen.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Foster, Mrs. Martha
Allen, James Layne
Subjects Daguerreotypes
Search Terms Portraits
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS