Southworth & Hawes, Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a House

Quarter plate daguerreotype of a house. The federalist style domicile is photographed from a street-level view, the twin chimneys and white fence visible. Attributed to Josiah Johnson Hawes (1808-1901) and Albert Sands Southworth (1811-1894) of Boston. Housed in full pressed paper case with a songbird motif. 

Acquired from Sotheby's April 27, 1999 Auction, "The David Feigenbaum Collection of Southworth & Hawes and Other 19th-Century Photographs," Lot 82, Josiah Johnson Hawes, attibuted, and possibly Albert Sands Southworth, Selected Images.

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography


Image is somewhat dark with tarnishing to edges. Spotting to mat, some scuffing at case extremities. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
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