June 22, 2018 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends July 02, 2018


Daguerreotype of Couples and Groups

Lot of 15 total daguerreotypes, including four quarter plates, nine sixth plates, and two 1-1/8 in. diameter daguerreotypes housed in a brass locket. Most of couples or families. Of particular note is a quarter plate portrait of a couple under an early-style arch-top mat, housed in a half case with credit to noted New York daguerreian John Plumbe under the plate, and a sixth plate portrait of a school-aged brother and sister, the sister holding a photograph case, and with period identification under the plate, Benjamin Pond & Mary A. Pond.

Provenance:Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography


Locket is separated at the hinge, and with scratches. most cases separatyed at the spine. Refer to digital images for condition of particular daguerreotypes.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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