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10 Daguerreotype Portraits

Man with fine clothes and a very tough expression daguerreotype portrait. He is wearing a wedding ring, top coat, and top hat. This is a very sharp image in a fine matte in a Littlefield & Parsons Union case with the USS Monitor near a fortress, both with US flags. The back of the case is also very fine, but is a floral design. The image is 2 3/8 by 3 1/8 inches.

Very nicer daguerreotype portrait of a young woman with intense expression in a mourning dress. She is pointing to something with one hand, and has one eyebrow raised. The image is in a fine matte in a complete leatherette case. It is 2 ¾ by 3 ¼ inches. A very nice image. 

A very good portrait daguerreotype of a couple seated side by side. She is looking cranky, but he just looks intense. They are very well-dressed and she is wearing long earrings and a very long chain. The image is in an oval matte in a leather covered case with a purple velvet pad. 3 1/8 by 2 ¾ inches.

An extremely nice daguerreotype image of a young coupleseated side by side, dressed in mourning. The wife is holding a daguerreotype case, undoubtedly with photo of deceased son or daughter. The image is extremely crisp and clear, with a bright gold matte. A piece of glass is on top of the matte. There is a rainbow aura around the outside of the image, which is in a complete and very nice leatherette case. 3 1/8 by 2 ¾ inches.

A velvet cased daguerreotype portrait of a bearded young man. The case is a beautiful violet velvet with a silver lock and two gilt leaves on the corners. The image is very good, but the case is wonderful. Image is 2 7/8 by 3 1/8 inches.

Daguerreotype portrait of Joseph Behrig in 1856. A very fine portrait of a young man in coat, vest, and stock, in a nice leatherette case. 2 5/8 by 3 1/8 inches, a nice clear image.

Extremely sharp daguerreotype image of an older woman in spectacles. She is wearing a bonnet with starched white ribbons! The image is in a nice leatherette case and is 2 5/8 by 3 inches. 

An extremely handsome and interesting portrait of a heavily bearded man wearing a blanket coat and apparently holding a pencil. It is in a very fine Union case with a naval ship passing a fortress both with the US flag flying. Exceptionally nice image and case. The image is 2 ½ by 3 ¼ inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

As individually stated.Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$605
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.