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BOS 101: The Lens of Boston: Southworth & Hawes Subjects

Find background and primary sources on some of the women who sat for photographs at the Southworth & Hawes studio in Boston.

Charlotte Cushman

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Charlotte Cushman and Matilda Hays

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), about 1855

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Laura Dewey Bridgman

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Laura Dewey Bridgman, Blind Poetess (1829–1899)

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), about 1855

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Matilda Hays

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Miss Matilda Hays

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), about 1853

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Annie Adams Fields

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Annie Adams Fields

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), about 1854–55

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Grace Greenwood

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Grace Greenwood

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), 1845–61

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Margaret Fuller

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Margaret Fuller

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62)
After: John Plumbe (American (born in Wales), 1809–1857), 1850–55

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Lola Montez

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Lola Montez

Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62), probably 1851

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