Touching cased sixth-plate daguerreotype post-mortem portrait of a young boy. Photography, Post-Mortem.

Touching cased sixth-plate daguerreotype post-mortem portrait of a young boy.

Newark, N. J.?, ca. early 1840s? Sixth plate image in a leather case with a subdued pebbled octagon mat and no preserver (case lacks upper cover). Slight tarnish halo, some spotting to the mat; case slightly rubbed and worn; in good to very good condition. Item #18127

With a small ink autograph slip inserted into the case, “Brother Frankie died with Croup Newark, N. J.”.

Price: $150.00

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