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


Pair of Half Plate Daguerreotypes of Identified Ohio Minister

Lot of 2 half plate daguerreotypes, each housed in half case, containing what look to be identical portraits of the same subject, identified on period inked note as "Joseph Silliman Edwards."

Born in Manlius, NY, Reverend Joseph Silliman Edwards (1818-1876) graduated from Oberlin College and was a minister in Cleveland, where he died in 1876.


One daguerreotype in very good condition, with some specks on cover glass, but otherwise very clear. Slight tarnish ring along perimeter. 

One very cloudy, almost brownish in appearance. Tarnish ring along perimeter. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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