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Daguerreotype

2007.13.2 (RS5394)

Description

Daguerreotype of a seated girl with long curls wearing a silk dress and a large bead necklace with a cross pendant. Set in a gilt metal matting with a scroll border with glass cover, all set in a leather covered case with a red silk lining, front and back of case features sprays of flowers in relief within a scrolled frames.

Details

Maker
Thompson, Josiah W. (Manufacturer)
J. W. Thompson & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"THOMPSON / 315 B.WAY-NY" (Stamped)
Location of origin
New York, New York
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
DAGUERREOTYPE
glass (material)
Dimensions
2 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.13.2
GUSN
103284

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