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Photograph (Daguerreotype) of a Man, c.1850

Inventory Number: 32498
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Brief Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a man, seated three-quarter length, looking front, his elbow resting on a table. He appears to be holding something in his other (left) hand. He wears a flowery waistcoat and striped trousers. Plain backdrop. Slightly tinted. Enclosed and cased.

Decoratively moulded papier mâché case covered in thin dark brown leather. Decorated red velvet internal pad. Pinchbeck frame and plain mat. Two hook clasps.
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Material(s): Copper
Glass
Papier mâché
Leather
Velvet
Brass

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Image with multimedia irn 22182

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