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I am also interested in the Chicago Portrait Company as I have an artist painting that has a plate on the back of the frame dated 1907 of my great grandparents. I am wondering if they had sales reps traveling northern Michigan to redo the picture that was taken.

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Q: Where could you find and purchase a negative for a portrait that was taken at the Chicago Portrait Company in 1947?
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