PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
John Edno Roberts

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Description Albumen print of John Edno Roberts. Inscribed on back in Welsh: Mr. J. E. Roberts/H. I. Owen/(Obedog o Von)/85 Whitesboro Street/Utica.
Year Range from 1862
Year range to 1864
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Photographic print of John Edno Roberts. He wears a dark suit; tie; and a trimmed down beard.
John Edno Roberts was born in Wales. He came to the United States prior to the 1860s. He evidently settled in Utica, New York or Vermont where there was a large Welsh population working the slate mines of that erea. He was a very prominant poet and author making many contributions to Welsh language publications in the United States. He was living in Oshkosh, Wisconsin by 1887 and worked as a fireman for Morgan Company. He died after 1916 and prior to 1919.
Object ID P2003.19.8
Object Name Carte de visite
People Roberts, John Edno
Place Utica, NY
Print size 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Subjects Immigrants
Ethnic groups
Welsh
Portrait photographs
Male
Poets
Authors
Title John Edno Roberts
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