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Robert Cornelius 
[Henry Howard Houston, 1820-1895] 
1840 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate 
Library Company of Philadelphia 
Print Dept. Cased photos [P.8896.1] 
  
 
LL/50464 
  
Portrait of Houston as a young man. He has a full head of hair, and is wearing a wide black tie. Houston was a prominent Philadelphia businessman with interests in railroads, shipping and oil. His real estate dealings led to the development of the Chestnut Hill neighborhood in Philadelphia. 
 

 
  
 
  
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