Sixteen Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Tintypes of Children, Incl. Siblings

Lot of 16 images of children, ranging from toddlers to teenagers, comprised of the following: 

Nine daguerreotypes, including one quarter plate image of five young women, possibly sisters or girlfriends, housed in leather push-button case. Image is cloudy, with tarnish ring and some scattered spots. Some surface wear to case. Accompanied by six sixth plate daguerreotypes, including three portraits of siblings (one in full case, one in half case, four uncased). One portrait may show twin boys dressed in matching jackets, holding hands. One of the boys holds what looks to be a toy rabbit. Housed in full case. With one crisp ninth plate portrait of a young lad, housed in blue velvet case; and one sixteenth plate portrait of two boys housed in thermoplastic Beehive case (few minor chips). 

Five ambrotypes, four of which are sixth plate portraits (three uncased, including one loose plate, one in full case separated at hinge); and one ninth plate portrait of a young boy in half case. Sixth plate ruby ambrotype in full case shows sisters wearing matching striped dresses. 

Two tintypes, including ninth plate portrait of young boy in full case (separated at hinge); and uncased sixteenth plate tintype of young girl. 


Range in condition from poor to near excellent. 

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


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