Daguerreotype of a middle aged woman wearing a large white collar. Not signed. Oval gold washed brass mat. In a flower embossed brown case, shellacked pressed wood. Lined with pink silk. English or American, c.1850s.
Outer spine of case has been repaired. Some wear to edges of shellacked case. Some oxidation to image, but case appears to be still sealed. Otherwise in good condition.
Measures 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches, and weighs 1 3/4 oz.