Octagonal sixth plate daguerreotype of a beautiful woman, by C. H. Williamson, Brooklyn. Brass mat impressed "C.H. Williamson / Brooklyn NY." Housed in a half thermoplastic case and inscribed in case "July 8th 1860 / Lydia A. Benham [...followed by three other names all ending in "Phillips"] / This day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO"
Rose Hill Mansion, historic gothic revival pre-Civil War home, former rice plantation house once part of Sir John Colleton's Devil's Elbow Barony granted by King Charles II in 1718. Now a private home within the gated community of Rose Hill Plantation.