A payment voucher consisting of a one page document with embossed lettering and handwriting in black ink on both sides. The text begins with "Hartford March 20, 1783" and concerns payment to the Revolutionary War soldier Prince Simbo.
The payment voucher appears to have been filled out by Eleazer Wales on behalf of Prince Simbo. A mark appears with "his" above it and "mark" below it, and "Prince" to the left and "Simbo" to the right of it. Wales' signature appears to the bottom left of the type.
A newspaper advertisement for Augustus Washington's photography and dagurreotype business, the Washington Daguerrean Gallery. The adverstisement is black ink on newsprint, and at the top of the notice is a drawing of a woman sitting for her portrait.
Carte-de-visite of Abby Hadassah Smith and Julia Evelina Smith shown in full portrait. The Smith sisters are shown standing with one shown in profile with her left side facing the camera. She looks at her sister standing to her right, who is facing the camera but looks off frame to her right. Both women wear dark colored bonnets, dark duster coats over their dresses, and have large paisley shawls draped over their arms around their backs. They stand in front of a wall with decorative wallpaper on the lower portion and behind a small wooden table.
Handwritten in graphite on the mount below the print is the text, "Abby Julia". On the back of the photograph, handwritten in graphite, is the text, "The Smith sisters / Glastonbury / Conn. / 1877".
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite inside the bottom border of the printed frame of the album page is the text "Abby + Julia Smith of Conn." Handwritten at the lower left corner of the album page in graphite is the text "SMITH SISTERS - 1877".
A black-and-white photograph of an unknown man wearing a jacket, vest, and tie. The sixth-plate daguerreotype is held in a wood and leather case with velvet lining and sits under a mat with a stamp reading [WASHINGTON] on the bottom left corner. On the back of the case is embossed: [WASHINGTON / 136 / GALLERY / MAIN ST / HARTFORD].