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Portrait of Samuel Chew


Daguerreotype portrait of Samuel Chew (1832-1887). Chew, the son of Henry Banning Chew (1800-1866) and Harriet Ridgely (1803-1836), was a Baltimore County native and later a Philadelphia attorney. He inherited the estate, "Clivedon" outside Philadelphia from an aunt, Sophia Penn Chew. In 1861, he married Mary Johnson Brown (1839-1927), the daughter of David Sands Brown of Philadelphia. Their children were Ann Sophia Penn (1862-1930); Elizabeth Brown (1863-1958); and David Sands Brown (1866-1934).



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2.25 x 2.75 inches

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CSPH 020

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