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


Fine Collection of Daguerreotype Portraits Featuring Men with Fancy Hairstyles

Lot of 10 daguerreotypes, including nine sixth plates and one ninth plate. Most housed in full or half pressed paper or leather cases, except one only under mat and glass. Of particular note is a sixth plate portrait of a young man housed in a full case with mat marked for G. M. Howe, Portland, ME, a ninth plate portrait of a man with an exceptionally large bow tie, and two sixth plate portraits of men with non-reflective backgrounds. Many subjects with cheeks tinted pink.

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


Almost all resealed, though one retains original seal. Four cases fully separated at spine.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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