Elisa Allen

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Record 113/261
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Henry Allen
Description 6th plate daguerreotype of Elisa Allen with plain brass mat and oval opening with stippled border, ribbed brass preserver, and glass.
Year Range from 1854
Year range to 1859
Notes Three-quarter seated view daguerreotype of a young woman, prossibly Elisa Allen. She is wearing a dark dress; white lace collar; ring; bracelet; and ear bobs. Her hair is worn over his ears in ringlets. Her husband, Henry Allen was born in England circa 1834. He immigrated to Canada circa 1854. He married Elisa (maiden name unknown) possibly while living in Canada. By 1880 he is listed in the Oshkosh City Directory as a stone Mason. Elisa Allen was born in 1836 and died in Oshkosh in 1902. Henry died around January 23, 1931 at the age of 97.
Object ID P2002.25.2
Object Name daguerreotype
People Allen, Elisa
Print size H=3 3/4 W=3 1/4 D=3/4 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Title Elisa Allen
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