Quarter plate daguerreotype (possibly a copy of an original image) featuring a mother with a somewhat stern expression, and her young daughter holding a doll and wearing a somewhat sad or unhappy expression. Housed in full pressed paper case, fully separated at spine. Period identification on back of plate and inside of case reads, in part, "Mrs. W B Taber / 225 First / Alpena."
Provenance:Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography
Image with some tarnish to edges and some light scratches throughout. Resealed.
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