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Historic Photographs

The Historic Photo Collection contains over 100,000 images of people, places and things, all relating to Cape Ann. Dating from the 1840s to the present, these include daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, paper print stereographs, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, and film and glass negatives. Some 50,000 items in the collection have been digitized and are available for study by appointment; reproduction rights are available for a fee; prints can be purchased through the Museum Shop.

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