|Caption||Moses Smith, 1st Town Marshall|
|Description||Portrait of Mose Smith and his dog. Smith was the Anacortes town marshall during the mid-1890s, and a restaurant proprietor. Smith's restaurant was at the corner of 2nd and Commercial, next to the Taylor Hotel; see WF 0181. The 1892 territorial census listed Smith, age 50, as a native of Massachusetts. His wife was Mary, age 44. His daughter Anna, age 18, worked a the Post Office as a clerk. During the Victorian era, it was common for people to pose for their portraits with their most precious possessions as the event was a rare and special occasion. That "special possession" often included the family pet.|
|Photographer||HEGG, E. A.|
Animal - Dog
Place - Anacortes, WA
SMITH, Moses G.
|Place||New Whatcom, WA|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|