Daguerreotype of Mary Ann Warren
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 3/5/2009
This beautiful daguerreotype by Boston-area photographer George K. Warren (1832–1884) is of the photographer's wife, Mary Ann Warren. The Photographic History Collection has a collection of letters, scrapbooks, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visites, cabinet cards, other paper prints, and a college yearbook by Warren. This collection documents important aspects of his career, the role of his family in supporting his career, and his role in the rise of celebrity portraiture.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)