Photographic Archive of the David Shough family of New Jersey. This fine collection of images consist of members of the Shough family of Upper Alloways Creek IN Salem,New Jersey. There are two fine daguerreotypes in this archive with one being an exceptional quarter-plate of a painting by Horace Bundy of Maria Slough. There is additional one-sixth plate ambrotype image of an aged Maria life with identification attached to the photo pillow. Other images include an unusual and simply incredible tintype of a pregnant mother whose face glows with the prospect of her newborn baby who was named Elena Slough. That baby Elena lived until the age of 114 and passed away in 2003 as the Nation’s Oldest Living Person! There is a fine 1/16th image of a little boy in a book cover case with the photographers identification attached inside the case, that being L.C.Lischy April 7th 1866. There are additional images of the family that are included in this archive that came directly from descendants of the family. It’s rare to find such a wonderful photographic archive intact of any family let alone one that is 170 years old
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