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Portrait of Benjamin I. Cohen


Daguerreotype portrait of Benjamin I. Cohen (1852-1910) as a child. Cohen was the son of Israel Cohen (1820-1875) and Cecilia E. Cohen of Baltimore. He became a lawyer and banker in Portland, Oregon, and later the President of the Portland Trust Company, 1887-1910. In 1881 he married Sally Eliza Harper (1855-), daughter of Charles Buckler Harper of Shepherdstown, West Virginia.



circa 1852

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2.25 x 2.75 inches

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CSPH 024


1 cased photograph

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