Eliza Cation Duncan

Eliza Cation Duncan origAmidst the pile of Dad’s business cards – his own and ones he collected from other folks – there was this little tintype.  It’s my great great grandmother, Eliza Cation Duncan, 1817-1890.

The photo itself is 2″ x 1 3/4″ – taped to the embossed paper frame.

I’m guessing it date from about 1875.  I have another photo of her that I’ll add below.  It’s on paper and she looks older in it.

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Tintype. Eliza Cation Duncan.

This might have been taken in the 1880s.  The hat is the same one that she wears in an 1882 family portrait.

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