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Louis Mann, attributed to Solomon N. Carvalho
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Louis Mann
Attributed to Solomon N. Carvalho (1815–1894)
United States, 1865
Oil on canvas
Private collection

Born in Lubeck, Germany, Louis Mann and three brothers settled in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, around 1840. Sometime before the Civil War they moved to South Carolina and opened a dry goods business in the upcountry town of Laurens.

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