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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The Allen sisters used many Deerfield, Massachusetts, people as subjects for their portrait photographs. This 1895 picture shows Helen Hawks Childs and Samuel Childs seated before a keyboard instrument. Both are dressed in late 19th century clothing. The photograph appeared in Good Housekeeping magazine in November, 1901.


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Helen Hawks Childs and Samuel Childs (1843-1906)

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   1895
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   6.5"
height   8.25"
process/materials   glass plate negative
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Glass plate negative
accession #   #1996.14.1184

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