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Photograph (Daguerreotype) of a Man, c.1850

Inventory Number: 37814
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1
Brief Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a man, half length facing front. Plain backdrop. His face tinted. Enclosed and cased.

Decoratively moulded papier mâché case covered in thin dark brown leather. Decorated red velvet internal pad. Plain oval mat (no frame). Two hook clasps.

The image is dark and indistinct in the dark areas, probably faded.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from R. S. Clay in 1944. Part of the Clay Collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Copper
Glass
Papier mâché
Leather
Velvet
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
107 82 mm

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