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19th & 20th Century Photographs

  Lot 20

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

PORTRAIT OF A MATRIARCH, c.1850, exquisitely hand-coloured sixth plate daguerreotype, of an elderly woman in 3/4 profile, seated; the sheen of her satin dress and violet-blue sky backdrop make for an exceptionally fine daguerreotype rendering, in plain matt with an oval aperture in a red maroon, button press, side hinged case, with Mayall's 224 Argyll Street Gilt insignia on the rear of the case.

Sold for £212

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