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Daguerreotype

Description

A black and white daguerreotype with hand-painted highlighing; two unidentified female children in floral dresses; surrounded by gold matting; both set within left side of brown leather case; red satin padding on right interior of case; outer case embossed leather; two hook clasps on side of case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
daguerreotypes (photographs)
glass (material)
leather
satin
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Children
children (people by age group)
Daguerreotype
daguerreotypes (photographs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
Leather
leather
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Satin
satin
Dimensions
4.625 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.651
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5298

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