About This Image

Hand coloring of blue and gold accents this fine portrait of a newly married couple, she in an ornate gown with gold drop earrings; he in open waistcoat with broad, black tie. The woman's ring (which was worn on the left hand--the daguerreotype reversing the image) is prominently displayed. A slight inclination of her head adds a lyrical, timeless quality to the scene.

Full case, with velvet backing embossed with name of photo gallery: ADDIS'S/LANCASTER GALLERY/N.E. CORNER/[?] SQUARE/[?] QUEEN

Indeed, Robert W. Addis and his brother John A. did business in Lancaster, PA on Centre Square and North Queen Street until 1857, Robert being a well trained, and experienced daguerreotypist.

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Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple
Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple
Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple
Addis's Lancaster Gallery Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple

Price $350

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Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple
Wedding Portrait, Seated Couple
Main Image

Ref.# 3139

Medium Daguerreotype, 1/4-plate

Photo Date 1850's

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


Charles Schwartz

Email cms@cs-photo.com

Phone 1-212-534-4496

Charles Schwartz Ltd.


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