Mary Almira Cook (1812-90)

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Mary Almira Cook (1812-90)
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Mary Almira Cook (1812-90)
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Daguerreotype of Mary Almira Cook: 3/4 portrait of woman seated next to a fabric covered table on which rests three books (whose spines have been striped with gold paint). Woman's elbow rests on books. she wears a dark dress with white lace collar and cuffs. At collar center is a pin which has been tinted gold. Matte is octagonal brass. Case lining opposite is red satin. Case is maroon leather plain back , front has flower and vase in frame design. Edges of case are leather. 2 clasps. Papers with case state: "Mary Almira Cook, Born in Cooperstown Dec 25, 1812, Died in Cooperstown Ap. 16 1890. Daughter of Lucy Crafts who married Seth Cook of Cooperstown, March 6 1812"