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David W. BOWDOIN -- daguerreotypist -- Salem & Boston, MA

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Re: David W. BOWDOIN -- daguerreotypist -- Salem & Boston, MA

Posted: 14 Feb 2012 3:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bowdoin, Tapley
Bowdoin was the same artist who married Florence Tapley, daughter of Gilbert Tapley of Danvers. They had two children: Gilbert Tapley Bowdoin and Fidelia Bowdoin, named after their maternal grandparents. Gilbert lived in Lynn and Fidelia in Danvers; neither married. I have 8 ambrotypes of members of the Tapley family, including a full plate of Gilbert Tapley. Only one is marked. It shows his nephew Walter Tapley with a maid and is labeled "AMBROTYPE BY/BOWDOIN" and " JTTING'S PATENT/JULY 4 & 11. 1854"
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Greg Drake 17 Jul 2003 4:49AM GMT 
sue 10 Nov 2006 9:59PM GMT 
gvincent168 14 Feb 2012 10:45PM GMT 
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