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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Boston Tea Party Survivor,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with manuscript note reading David Kennison/Aged 112 yrs., mounted in full case with newspaper clipping pasted to felt mat entitled Last of the Tea Party. David Kennison May Be Given Monument in Chicago, telling of an attempt to raise a monument over his grave in Chicago. Kennison died in Chicago in 1852.

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Property of the Western Reserve Historical Society


Condition:  
Heavy solar ring and slight wipe, VG-.
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