Henry Winthrop Sargent & family, ca. 1850-53

Henry_Winthrop_Sargent_&_family

Henry_Winthrop_Sargent_&_family

Half-Plate Daguerreotype of Henry Winthrop Sargent & family by John Adams Whipple, ca. 1850-53

Henry Winthrop Sargent (November 26, 1810 – November 11, 1882). His wife, Caroline Olmsted Sargent (1819-1887) is seated reading a letter. Their younger son, Francis Sargent (1844-1869) stands leaning against his mother’s chair. The older son, Winthrop Henry Sargent (1840-1916) sits facing his mother, an open book on the table in front of him.

Via: Wiki Commons, Boston Athenaeum

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