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Frances and Mary Allen sought out certain types for character studies. Interesting countenances and the ability to pose unselfconsciously were required of all their models. Farm hand Dennis Burnett was agreeable to having his picture taken, and posed fishing at the river's edge.


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"A Day Off"

photographer   Mary Electa Allen (1858-1941)
date   c. 1914
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Original print
accession #   #1996.14.1269.01-.02

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