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Daguerreotype

Size
Date
Country
Artist
Sitter
Case
Colour
Mark

1/6
Unknown
USA
Unknown
Possibly Dorsey Scott
Full case
-
-

 

"Grandad Scott (Dorsey Scott)"

"Parris is the cap-
Parris is the cap-
Copenhagen is cap-
Pekin is the of Ch-
Dover is capital o-
Hartford Granville
Manfield Richland
Kornalk Huron
Mannsville Unnon"

 

The damage and the 2 holes suggest the photo has been hanging on a wall,
which photographers sometimes did to advertize their work.

The case is earlier than the preserver and mat. It's possible someone put
all these together. The case is probably not original to the photo.