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


Daguerreotype Portraits of Parents with Young Children

Lot of 15 daguerreotypes, all sixth plate portraits except for one ninth plate. All housed in full or half pressed paper or leather cases, except for one only under glass. Of particular note is a sixth plate copy of another portrait, with original mat visible. Most portraits feature mothers with babies and/or young children, and two feature fathers with young boys. Some with tinting.

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


Four full cases fully separated at spine; some images with spotting and/or scratches/wipe marks.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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