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Daguerreotype of Middle Aged Man (Stamp Assoc. with Richard Beard), c.1850s


Daguerreotype of a middle aged man in a three-quarter turn pose. Signed on gold washed brass backing with stamp "T. Wharton, No. 791, 24 August 1841" and British seal. Stamp is associated with English daguerreotypist Richard Beard. Gold washed brass rectangular mat with embellishments on corners. Simple red velvet lining. Maroon shagreen textured leather case. Case opens from the bottom.

English, c.1850s.

Brush stroke marks across the top and right side of the silver image, which seem to be original to the image. Case and image are in excellent condition.

Measures 3 x 2 3/8 x 3/4, weighs 3 oz.


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