Item 2008.001.1865 - [Portrait of a couple]

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[Portrait of a couple]

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  • [between 1840s-1850s] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 7 x 8.5 (frame), 6 x 7 (sight)

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Item is a loose daguerreotype in a frame with cover glass and brass matt, no case. Image is of a man and woman seated. Man wears a suit with vest and white shirt with black bowtie. The woman wears a dark dress with white bonnet and bow tied under her chin.

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Cover glass is scratched. Adhesive residue in bottom left corner of glass. Daguerreotype itself is tarnished and scratched. Has pock marks on surface. On verso, top of frame is loose and there is adhesive residue.

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