Anonymous Daguerreotype of Painted Portrait
Medium Daguerreotype (1/6 plate)
Mount in half leatherette case
Photo Date 1840s Print Date 1840s
Dimensions 0 x 0 in. (0 x 0 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a gentleman. The plate's lower left corner is stamped "40"; on lower right, a six-petaled stamp, the identification marks probably of a French platemaker (See: Rinhart. The American Daguerreotype, hallmark type 21). Had remnants of original seal; glass cleaned, resealed with P90 3/17/00. Plate left in original uncleaned state. Plate marks. Some light mat marks on cut corners. Two very light scatches. Unusual piece.
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