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Lot 15[DAGUERREOTYPE--PORTRAIT]
Group of three half-plate and one three-quarters plate portrait daguerreotypes of men.
One by J[eremiah]. Gurney, at 349 Broadway, New York. American: (before 1858, when he relocated to 707 Broadway), identified on the metal overmat. The rest unsigned, 1850s. Three housed in moulded leather cases, one in an unusual period frame of cast thermoplastic.circa 1850s, three of the images with delicate hand-tinting to the flesh tones. Two cases with covers detached, some very minor oxidation, but an attractive group of images.



Sold for $3,750
Estimate $800-1,200


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