Two sixth-plate portrait daguerreotypes, both signed. Comprising [Gentleman]. Portland, Maine: S.[amuel] L. Carleton, 1850s. Housed in a molded leather case with the mat stamped S. L. Carleton, Portland Me. Generally in bright condition; Together with [Mother and daughter]. Cleveland: North, circa 1850. Housed in a Union case with the velvet stamped "North/Artist/Cleveland." Some minor oxidation, case lacking one hinge.
Craig Daguerrian Registry, 2003 notes that both Walter Crane North and his uncle William C. were both active in Cleveland.
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