Daguerreotype

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-103284

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

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
DAGUERREOTYPE

Inscription

"THOMPSON / 315 B.WAY-NY" (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

3012

Maker

Thompson, Josiah W. (Manufacturer)
J. W. Thompson & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York

Dimensions

2 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.13.2