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Sarah Collins Doty

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Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite Mount, MARKS: front: "Mrs. Governor Doty"
Year Range from 1864
Year range to 1869
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock/Ink
Notes Full standing view of Sarah Collins Doty. Sarah is photographed standing with her right hand resting on the back of a chair. She is wearing a dark colored hoop skirt with a white lace collar that is held in place by a large brooch. Her hair is braided and rests atop her head. Sarah married James Doty (first governor of Wisconsin) on April 21, 1823, in Buffalo, NY. She came with her husband to Wisconsin in 1823. The Doty's had three children: James, Charles & Mary, Mary Doty who married John Fitzgerald of Oshkosh. Following her husband's death in Utah in 1865 she moved into her widowed daughter's home in Oshkosh. Sarah died on February 21, 1871, and is buried at Riverside cemetery in the Fitzgerald family plot.
Object ID P2002.3.6
Object Name carte de visite
People Doty, Sarah Collins
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Pioneers
Governors
Title Sarah Collins Doty
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