McClees & Germon Wedding Portrait of Standing Couple
Medium Daguerreotype, 1/2 Plate, Hand-Tinted
Photo Date c. 1850
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
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About This Image
McClees and Germon did business in Philadelphia together from 1848–1855, McClees being credited with having made the first collodion negative in the U.S. Here we see a serious and beautifully dressed couple who, from the look of the lady's prominently displayed ring, are newly married. The man wears a white waistcoat and collar. Her lace and satin outfit give the piece exquisite texture. Hand-tinting at the cheeks.
Case lid missing.
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