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Portrait by John Plumbe Studio. Octagonal mat is stamped "Plumbe."  Circa 1845

               I believe it to be the earliest known image of Abraham Oakey Hall

                            Born July 26th 1826. Died October 7th 1898

Dedicated to the memory of a Brilliant man, A Oakey Hall, who was a prolific author, journalist, editor, (Founder and Life Member of the Press Club), actor, playrght, Attorney, politician, and  Mayor of New York City 1869-1872.

If you have any information or reference to this daguerreotype, believed to have been taken in New York or New Orleans circa 1845.  Please email: Neil Adams  xj62000@msn.com