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Daguerreotype

Size
Date
Country
Artist
Sitter
Case
Colour
Mark

1/6
ca 1856
USA
Unknown
Unknown
Full case
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Diamond and (HB) eagle 40, French

2 copies of daguerreotypes.
In the woman's photograph, the frame is visible in the left upper corner.
There's an anchor on the table cloth beside her. She's wearing glasses.

 

Photographer's notes:

"No 84, Ink dry
B. W. 13 + 16
taken in one hand
light ..."

"No 83, Ink B. W.
13 + 16
taken in both ha-
nds, vig
... dark"

D. J. W.