PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
Annie Gilmore Webster and sons William and David, Jr.

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Description Daguerreotype of Annie Gilmore Webster and sons William and David, Jr. with brass mat, glass, embossed leather covered wooden case with latch and padded red silk lining.
Year Range from 1848
Year range to 1849
Medium Copper/Silver/Photographic Emulsion/Brass/Glass/Wood/Paper
Notes Sixth plate Daguerreotype of a seated woman, Annie Gilmore Webster, wearing a plaid silk dress with white collar. She is holding her infant son William, who is wearing a white infant's gown. Her son David Webster, Jr. sits at left wearing a dark shirt and striped trousers.
Annie Gilmore was born in Scotland circa 1822, the daughter of William and Ann Halley Gilmore. She was married to David Webster in Scotland. The couple immigrated to the US prior to 1846 and lived in Vermont and in Utica, Wisconsin by 1856. The couple had possibly eight children: David Jr., born 1846 in Vermont; William, born 1848 in Vermont; Ann, born 1852 in Vermont; Andrew, born December 30, 1856 in Utica, WI; Agnes, born 1859 in Utica; Mason, born 1861; David (?), born 1863; and Nellie, born 1865. Her husband David Webster died on August 21, 1879. Anie died March 13, 1906.
Object ID P2002.11.1
Object Name Daguerreotype
People Webster, Annie Gilmore
Webster, David, Jr.
Webster, William
Webster, David
Place Vermont
Print size H=3 3/4 W=3 3/4 D=1/8 in
Subjects Group Photographs
Families
Pioneers
Immigrants
Scottish
Mothers & children
Title Annie Gilmore Webster and sons William and David, Jr.
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