December 05, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends December 16, 2019


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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Aged Gentleman

Sixth plate daguerreotype housed in a full pressed paper case, featuring an older man whose heavy, furrowed brows accentuate his dour expression. He wears a dark cravat and jacket, and a cane or walking stick is seemingly present at his right side in the foreground. Accompanied by typed paper label erroneously identifying subject as fur trader and explorer Peter Skene Ogden (1794-1854).

 

Condition:

Some scattered spots on plate and mat, with tarnish ring where plate meets mat, concentrated particularly at lower left. 

Estimate: $75 - $150
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$38
12/05/2019

 

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