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Captain Percival Drayton

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Captain Percival Drayton, ca. 1855

Captain Percival Drayton, ca. 1855
By Jeremiah Gurney (American, 1812–1886)
Daguerreotype
Gift of Christopher H. Phillips in memory of Caroline Drayton Phillip
1999.001

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