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Frances and Mary Allen were very good at art photography. Using natural lighting, they were great at making picture-perfect images of New England such as this one of Thomas Ashley and a dog friend on a snowy winter day around 1904. Tom Ashley was one of many Deerfield, Massachusetts, children who modeled for the Allen sisters. He later died in France in World War I; the whole town was upset about the loss of this popular and promising young man.


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"The Snow Storm"

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   1904-1906
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   8.12"
width   6.12"
process/materials   platinum print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.0271.01-.02

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Thomas Williams Ashley (1894-1918)

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