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


Four Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Lovely Couples

Lot of 4 quarter plate daguerreotypes featuring lovely couples. One housed in full Union case with geometric/scroll design, two housed in full pressed paper or leather cases, and one housed under mat, glass, and preserver. One featured couple is posed with the young woman's hands around the man's shoulder and arm, one couple is posed with the woman's hand resting on the man's shoulder, and one couple is posed with the man's arm extended over the back of the woman. Remaining couple includes a man holding a book, and a woman with her arms crossed over her lap. 

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


Two cases fully separated at spine. Some images with tarnish to edges, including one with wipe marks and one with wipe marks and scratches.

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


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