THE CIVIL WAR
Melvina M. Hadley Sawyer

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Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite Mount of Melvina M. Hadley Sawyer.
MARKS: "Webster & Walker,/Photographers/Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A cancelled 2 cent Propitiary stamp is on the back.
Year Range from 1864
Year range to 1866
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Thumb-print view of Melvina M. Hadley Sawyer wearing a plaid silk dress with white lace collar. She also wears ear bobs and a pin. Melvina M. Hadley Sawyer was born in Worcestor, New York on May 21, 1824. She married Philetus H. Sawyer in 1841. They had 3 children that survived to adulthood; Edgar P. Sawyer; Emma Maria Sawyer White; and Erna Malvina Sawyer Goodman. In 1847 they removed to Fond du Lac, WI and owned a farm. In 1849 they removed to Algoma. She died May 21, 1888 in Washington, D. C.
Object ID P2001.1.3
Object Name carte de visite
People Sawyer, Melvina M. Hadley
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 2 1/2" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Pioneers
Title Melvina M. Hadley Sawyer
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