Emily Robinson Farnsworth and Sisters on the Steps of Her Millinery Shop

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Emily Robinson Farnsworth and Sisters on the Steps of Her Millinery Shop

The building just visible on the left is the James E. Robinson house at 410 Main Street in Southwest Harbor.

The building on the right of the store is the Hiram Houston / Eben F. Richardson House at 406 Main Street. The Farnsworth store is now part of this property.

Seated on steps Left to Right:

Ina Caroline "Cad" (Robinson) Lawler (1865-1959) - Mrs. Allen Jacob Lawler
Possibly Abigail "Argo" (Whitmore) Robinson (1829-1906) - Mrs. James E. Robinson
Robinson - Emily (Robinson) Farnsworth (1851-1905)
Elvira "Vira" Jane (Robinson) Mayo (1867-1960) - Mrs. Simeon Holden Mayo
Unknown man, probably a Robinson.

"Cad," Emily and "Vira" were sisters. Emily Robinson was a milliner, and sported fancy hats to advertise her business.

406 Main Street

ME

USA

1890 c.

Citation

“Emily Robinson Farnsworth and Sisters on the Steps of Her Millinery Shop,” Southwest Harbor Public Library Digital Archive, accessed February 20, 2019, https://swhplibrary.net/digitalarchive/items/show/6507.Item 7695