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Mary Eleanor Jewell Sawyer

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Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite Mount of Mary Eleanor Jewell Sawyer.
MARKS: "Webster & Walker,/Photographers/Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Inscription: "Sister Mary/Jan. 24, 1870/Taken 1869."
Year Range from 1869
Year range to 1869
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Thumb-print view of Mary Elanor Jewell Sawyer wearing a light colored dress and white blouse. She also wears ear bobs and a pin. Mary Elanor Jewell was born in Canaan, NY on July 3, 1842. Daughter of Henry Chapin Jewell; wealthy Oshkosh lumberman, Mayor of Oshkosh, and state congressman who came to Wisconsin in 1843 and Oshkosh in 1852. She married Edgar Philetus Sawyer on October 18, 1864. They had two children; Maria Melvina "Nia" Sawyer Chase and Philetus "Phil" Horace Sawyer. She died November, 1910.
Object ID P2001.1.4
Object Name carte de visite
People Sawyer, Mary Eleanor Jewell
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 2 1/2" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Pioneers
Title Mary Eleanor Jewell Sawyer
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