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Sarah Sampson could have made photographic history

  How close did Sarah Sampson come to making photographic history? Born in 1832, Sarah married Charles Sampson in 1855. The childless couple lived in Bath, where Charles sculpted ships’ figureheads. When patriotic fervor ran high along the Kennebec River in spring 1861, he joined the 3rd Maine Infantry Regiment, accepted a captain’s commission, and […]