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A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSP78_b1_f6_i97
A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir
A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir

Biographical history

A. A. Turner (1813-1866) was an American photographer.

A.A. Turner was a daguerreotypist and ambrotypist in the 1800s. Most of his work was done in Boston, New York Ciry, Washington D.C., Lynchburg Virginia, and New Orleans. He was married to Hortensia Hockey on March 3, 1852 and on June 1, 1862 he married Annie E. Calloway while still being married to Hortensia. He worked for various photographic companies: B. F. Campbell daguerreotype gallery, Marcus Ormsbee Boston gallery, Matthew B. Brady, Gurney and Fredericks of New York, Minnis Gallery, Cutting and Turner ambrotype gallery, D. Appleton and Company, and New Orleans Photographic Company at 57 Camp Street.

General Note

Annotation stamped on back: "Cartes De Visite D. Appleton & Co. 443 & 445 Broadway N.Y. A.A. Turner Photographer."

Portrait of Ella Baker Weir, photographed between 1860 and 1870. Weir is staring into the camera while wearing a school uniform.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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