PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
John & Abigail Seville

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Description Albumen copy print mounted on plain card stock of John & Abigail Seville.
MARKS: Back: "A. Marquis Jr./PHOTOGRAPHER/96 Wisconsin St.,/MILWAUKEE."
Inscription:"Mr. & Mrs. J. Seville (mothers' father & mother)"
Year Range from 1853
Year range to 1857
Notes Three-quarter view of John & Abigail Seville. This is a photographer's copy made between 1864-1866 from an 1850's daguerreotype in the OPM collection, P2000.34.45. Mr. Seville is posed sitting next to his wife, he is wearing a dark colored suit with a very high collar, he is balding and clean shaven. Mrs. Seville wears a silk like wrap over her dress, a white daycap and has a open envelope and spectacles on her lap. The Sevilles' were immigrants from England that settled in Merrimack, Wisconsin. Their daughter Mary Seville, married Oshkosh businessman Robert Hellard.
Object ID P2000.34.34
Object Name carte de visite
People Seville, Abigail
Seville, John
Place Milwaukee, WI
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Group Photographs
Couples
Aged persons
Aging
Immigrants
Smiling
Shawls
Eyeglasses
Pioneers
Emigration & immigration
Title John & Abigail Seville
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