search

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
Weston and another
Weston and another

Decorative mother-of-pearl daguerreotype cases, 1850s

Details
Weston and another
Decorative mother-of-pearl daguerreotype cases, 1850s
One sixth-plate daguerreotype, hand-tinted and with gilt highlights, gilt mount stamped Weston 132 Chatham, in folding book-form papier-mâché case inlaid with mother-of-pearl, g.e., gilt clasp; and one ninth-plate daguerreotype, lightly hand-tinted, gilt mount, morocco-backed folding case with front cover of papier-mâché inlaid with mother-of-pearl. (2)

Lot Essay

A fine sixth-plate portrait of a young man seated in front of a landscape background with a sailing boat on a lake, mountains and trees; and a smaller portrait of a young woman.
;

More from Photographs, Cameras and Photographic Equipment

View All
View All