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Contributed by Tracy Donner
Digitized by Kealey Donner
Added to the archive May 1, 2017
Photo of Mary DeMotte Smock taken in the National Gallery of Indianapolis, IN.Mary and her husband Jacob Smock later moved to Iowa around 1865.This photo has a 3 cent International Revenue stamp on the back meaning the photo was taken during the Civil War era, after 1862. Mary is wearing a large print dress typical of the period, dropped shoulder seams, very fitted bodice, bishop sleeves (very full but tight at the wrist), and a hoop skirt. She has a detached lace collar and brooch. Hair is pulled back tight over the ears.