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W. & W. H. Lewis (142 Chatham St., New York) 
Merchant Marine sailor 
1849 (ca) 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate 
The Isenburg Collection @ AMC Toronto 
 
LL/11400 
  
Heavily tinted image of a sailor in very fine Merchant Marine uniform. Lewis was more well known as one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of cameras and equipment to the photographic trade. He was the first manufacturer to use bellows in an American made camera. (Matt Isenburg) 
 

 
  
 
  
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