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Daguerreotype of Thomas Arms and his wife Elizabeth (Hawks) Arms, joined by her sisters Sarah Hawks Lawrence (on the left) and Alma Hawks (on the right). The sisters? interlocking arms suggests the close bond they shared. Sarah and Alma probably joined Elizabeth and Thomas Arms in Boston, Massachusetts, for their family portrait. After Thomas Arms died, Elizabeth moved back to Deerfield, Massachusetts, where the sisters were reunited again.


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Hawks and Arms Family Portrait

creator   Unidentified
date   1855-1860
height (framed)   6.0"
width (framed)   4.75"
height (sight)   4.75"
width (sight)   3.5"
process/materials   daguerreotype in case
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #2005.31

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