Daguerreotype

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5298

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

Descriptive Terms

daguerreotypes (photographs)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
glass (material)
leather
satin
figure- and animal-derived motifs
children (people by age group)
Daguerreotype
Glass
Satin
Leather
Children
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.625 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.651

Places

Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly