Hyde Hall

George Clarke, Jr.

George Clarke, Jr.

George Clarke, Jr.

Full-plate daguerreotype attributed to Jeremiah Gurney’s (1812-1895)  New York City studio

New York City, New York

c.1853

George Clarke, Jr. (1822-1889), was the son of George Clarke (1768-1835) and inherited Hyde Hall upon his father’s death. He married Anna Maria Gregory (1834-1914) in 1853 and this pair or daguerreotypes with their original frames are thought to date to the time of their marriage.

Anna Maria Gregory Clarke

Anna Maria Gregory Clarke

Anna Maria Gregory Clarke

Full-plate daguerreotype attributed to Jeremiah Gurney’s (1812-1895)  New York City studio.

New York City, New York

c.1853

Anna Maria Gregory (1834-1914) was the daughter of Dudley Sanford Gregory (1800-1874), a successful businessman and mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey. She married George Clarke, Jr. (1822-1889) in 1853. This pair of daguerreotypes in their original frames are thought to date from the time of their marriage.

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