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Portrait of John Thomas Williams


Daguerreotype portrait of John Thomas Williams (1820-1905), a photographer in Baltimore, Maryland and York, Pennsylvania. In 1847, he married Cecelia Dushane (1823-1897), daughter of Valentine Dushane of Baltimore. They were parents to: Elizabeth Ann (1848-1853); Frank Thomas (1857-1889); Nellie C (1860-1944); and John Thomas (1865-1902).


circa 1850

Collection Number



3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches

Object ID

CSPH 147

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Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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