Tue, 24th May 2022 11:30

19th & 20th Century Photographs

  Lot 17

Beard Patentee c.1842

Beard Patentee c.1842

A SIDE PROFILE PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, c.1842, ninth plate monochromatic daguerreotype with strong blue tinge to the peripheries of the plate, in a Beard Patentee rectangular brass mount, with unmarked copper backing, the plate is comparitvely dust free, and a very fine rendering with exceptional contrast and clarity, there is a small chip recto in the glass, housed in a red morocco single lower hinged, wharton style case

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