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Portrait of Josephine Dunlap Mahon


Daguerreotype portrait of Josephine Dunlap Mahon (1850-1878), daughter of Robert Dunlap of Hagerstown and his wife, Martha. In 1876, she married Robert Wright Mahon (1852-1915), eldest son of Dr. Ormsby S. Mahon (1825-1894) by his first marriage to Elizabeth Ellen Wright (1827-1852). Josephine died on January 20, 1878, shortly after the birth of a daughter, Josephine Dunlap Mahon (1878-1936).



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3 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches

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CSPH 187

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Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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