c. 1880 James H. Brown CDV Photo, Newburyport, Essex County, Mass
On reverse: "James H. Brown" is clearly handwritten in old pencil. Photo type: CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, Victorian. Photographer: J.M. Chase, 39 State Street, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts MA (known to be photographer James M. Chase 1834–1901 born in Newbury to Merrill Chase 1798-1872 and Miriam Caldwell Chase, 1800-1870. He worked in Newburyport from 1880-1900)
Found in Public Genealogy Records: James Henry Brown, born 27 May 1861 in Quebec, FCanada and died 1 Dec 1925 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appears to arrive in America and the Newburyport area about the time this photo was taken, and lives in the Newburyport, Gloucester area until his death. Any help or correction appreciated, email Debra here.
A beautiful close up portrait of a young James H. Brown who appears about 16 years of age, born about circa 1855. James wears long sideburns, a rage from General Burnside in the Civil War. He has a round gold medal at his neck, pinned on his silk tie and wool clothing. This may be a school, college or seminary photo. It was found in Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)
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