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11 Daguerreotype Portraits

Portrait of an older gentleman, in arch-top matte in embossed leatherette case. 2 5/8 by 3 ¼ inches.

Portrait of a child, with piece of the fabric the child is wearing. The child is wearing a dress of large checked material, and holding a book or an album. Inside the lid of the embossed leatherette case is a small strip of the material, pinned to the case’s pad. The image is in an oval matte. 2 5/8 by 3 1/8 inches.

A leather cased image of a smiling older woman wearing a large brooch at her throat. The image is in an oval matte, and the leather case is very fine. 1 ¾ by 2 ¼ inches.

A very fine portrait of a young woman with a huge bow at her throat. She is pointing to her stomach, so she may have been pregnant. She is wearing a very fine polka dot dress, and her bow is a completely contrasting floral pattern. The image is in an unusual embossed leatherette case with images of the goddess Ceres on front and back. 2 ½ by 3 inches.

A slightly faded image of a young man in a wheel hat, possibly Mexican War era. He is wearing a coat with brass buttons and a large tie. The image is in a small hanging frame. 2 by 2 3/8 inches.

Attractive young woman portrait with her hair in curls, and a brooch on her dress. It is in a half case. 2 by 2 ½ inches.

A very fine portrait of two brothers, dressed similarly, the older holding his place in a thick book. In a half leatherette case. 2 5/8 by 3 ¼ inches.

Portrait of an older man holding a thick walking stick with brass knob. This is a fierce looking man with a no-nonsense expression, with the walking stick/ cudgel to back it up. In a leatherette case with separated hinge. 2 ¼ by 3 1/8 inches.

Portrait of a man in very good quality clothing, in gold embossed leatherette case. 2 ¾ by 3 1/8 inches.

Portrait of David Mitchell, who died on June 24, 1865. He is wearing a top hat and wearing a watch chain. He has a fringe beard on his chin. In a leatherette half case. 2 5/8 by 3 ¼ inches. 

Portrait of a charming young lady in a checked dress, with wedding ring, gold chain around her neck, a brooch at her throat, and two large  books at her elbow. In an arch topped matte in a leatherette case embossed with a swan. 2 ½ by 3 ¼ inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Some of the images are somewhat faded, but all are still clear. The cases are as described. 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: $250 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$303
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.