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Title: Portrait of Captain Silas Beebe, 1865

Accession Number: 1939.1311
Type: tinted photograph
Maker: Scholfield, Everett Augustus
Place: USA, CT, Mystic
Date: 1865
Description: Tinted photograph; photographed by E.A. Scholfield, 1865; possibly hand colored by Miss L. P. Smith, advertised as photographic colorist in Mystic Pioneer, late 1865 and 1866 per WNP; portrait of Captain Silas Beebe; he is seated facing slightly to his right; he wears a dark suit, vest, white cravat and holds spectacles in his right hand; an umbrella in his left. Captain Beebe was involved in fishing and coastal freighting out of Mystic, CT. during first third of 19th century; is known to have commanded schooner RANGER in the 1830's; also commanded brig TAMPICO.

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