Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of African American Woman and Child

Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a lovely young African American woman wearing a fancy bonnet and black frock, holding an infant in her lap. Housed in pressed paper case. 

Provenance:Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica


Image cleaned and resealed in 1981 as per penciled notes on sealing tape. Wiping on plate. Minor tarnish along perimeter of plate. Light wear to case. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
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