All are sixth plate daguerreotypes. There is one pair that is housed in a double case.

1) Young lady reading a book. Very slight, almost imperceptible 'dings' (bumps). VG.

2) Older lady with bonnet. Her ring and the latch to the daguerreotype on the table are both gold gilded. VG.

3) Handsome square chinned man. VG.

4) Lady in semi-profile. VG.

5) Horizontal couple. G.

6) Old man in pointed chair. G - VG.

7) Woman and child. F

8) Man and child. F.

9) Lady with fingerless gloves. F - G.

10) Woman resting arm on table by small book. VG.

11) Vignette lady, Boston style. VG.

12) Wide eyed man in formal attire. G - VG.

13 & 14) Pair of portraits in one case. VG & F.

15) Lady in bonnet. VG.

16) Lady in bonnet and gold necklace. G.

17) Boy seated up high. Also comes with a tintype pin of woman and child affixed to case. F - G.

18) Woman with dark wristband and gold brooch. F.

19) Woman holding a book next to a pile of books. P.

20) Full standing child in a dress. P.

21) Woman (uncased) with S. BROADBENT on mat. P.

22) One extra lid (not shown in scans).

Housing: 4 full cases, 1 double case, 8 split cases, 6 half cases, 1 uncased.

This is a box lot, so special packing fees apply. See the shipping terms for details.


Condition:Condition key: VG = Very Good (condition issues are minor). G = Good (perhaps some light brown spots, mat abrasions, light scratches). F = Fair (scratches, wipes, heavy tarnish). P = Poor (image is severely compromised). Some just need new glass.

Estimate: $300 - $600
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