Photograph of Helen Maynard Metcalf and Mary Johnson Sessions


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Photograph of Helen Maynard Metcalf and Mary Johnson Sessions from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Photograph of Helen Maynard Metcalf and Mary Johnson Sessions. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Photograph of Helen Maynard Metcalf and Mary Johnson Sessions is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits.

It was created in 1871.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This photograph of cousins Helen Maynard Metcalf (left) and Mary Johnson Sessions (right) was taken in 1871 and comes from an album that belonged to Mrs. Metcalf.

Helen Maynard Metcalf (b. 1836, d. 1927) was a daughter of early Worthington settler, Moses Maynard Jr. (b. 1792, d. 1862) who migrated to Worthington from Massachusetts along with his father, Moses Maynard Sr. (b. 1755, d. 1834). They owned and farmed land south of Worthington which extended to Clinton Township (current Morse Road area). Helen married William W. Metcalf (b. 1828) in 1859 in Worthington. They relocated to Washington D.C.

Mary Johnson Sessions was daughter of one of Worthington's early residents, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa Maynard Johnson (sister of Moses Maynard Jr.). She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847. The Sessions, who lived on Broad Street in Columbus where the Columbus Museum of Art now stands, were interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus. The Sessions art collection formed a basis for the Columbus Museum of Art collection.

It covers the topics early settlers and families.

It features the people Helen Gloriana Metcalf (née Maynard), 1836-1927 and Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919.

It covers the city Columbus.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 77-G-584.29.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1194.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 24, 2020. It was last updated November 25, 2020.