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


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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

Condition:

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
$270
06/22/2018

 

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