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Portrait of Anna Matilda “Tillie” Ruth


Daguerreotype portrait of Anna Matilda "Tillie" Ruth (1846-1883), daughter of Thomas DeCoursey Ruth (1809-1895) of Kent County, Maryland. She was married first to William Wickes (1843-1872), and second to Robert Emory, with whom she had a son, J.R. Emory (1883-1884).


circa 1850

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3 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches

Object ID

CSPH 566

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Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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