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Portrait of Henry Harwood Key


Daguerreotype portrait of Henry Harwood Key (1827-1889), son of Francis Scott Key, Jr., (1806-1866) and Elizabeth Lloyd Harwood (1808-1902). Key was a United States naval officer, commissioned Third Lieutenant on March 10, 1855. He resigned his commission in 1857. Key worked with the publishing house D. Appleton & Co., in New York, where he lived for many years with his wife and daughter, Helen Key Stone (1867-1851). He died in Mobile, Alabama, and was buried in Annapolis, Maryland.



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2 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in

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CSPH 076

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