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The Soldier's Return

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Date made: ca. 1847
Maker: E.B. and E.C. Kellogg
Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Image size: Image: 12 x 8 1/2 in.; 30.48 x 21.59 cm
ID number: DL*60.2331
Negative number: 2003-24790


Colored print of man and woman standing in an entry way or porch about to engage in a kiss. He wears a military uniform complete with sash, belt, epaulets, fringe and brass and holds a tall feathered hat in his hand. She wears a simple full length dress with a tight bodice and lace collar. Head of another soldier visible in left background. Background includes birdcage with canary, potted flowers, drapery, checkered patterned floor, and trellis.