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Inscription

by unknown hand, in graphite on paper behind ambrotype: Capt. Gideon A. [A. is crossed out] Lane _ / Aged 64 -3 / Nov. 16th 1855 / Born Aug. 31st 1791 / [star shape] E. Walker

Marks and Labels

stamped in brass frame, lower left corner: AMBROTYPE / BY CAMPBELL; lower right corner: CUTTING'S PATENT / JULY 4 & 11, 1854.

Provenance

Melissa and Kathleen Stegeman, Washington, DC; gift to NGA, 2008.