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Photograph (Daguerreotype) of a Woman, c.1850

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Inventory Number: 66342
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1
Brief Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a woman, seated three-quarter length, facing front, her right elbow on a table. Painted backdrop of clouds, landscape, and curtains. Coloured. Enclosed (but glass detached) and cased.

Wooden case covered in thin wine-red leather, relief decorated and somewhat domed on front but plain on back, with gold tooling around internal borders. Decorated red velvet internal pad. Decorated wide mat. Single stud clasp.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from R. S. Clay in 1944. Part of the Clay Collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Copper

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