London, South Kensington
20 October 2000
MAYALL, FONTAYNE & PORTER, BEARD, PAINE, MEADE BROS., CLAUDET, ROSS & THOMSON AND OTHERS
Mixed portraits, circa 1840s-1850s
Eighteen daguerreotypes, sixth-plate and ninth-plate, a few hand-tinted and/or with gilt pin-prick jewellery decoration, gilt mounts, one with credit, each in folding leather case (one lacking cover), some with embossed credits
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The majority are individual male and female portraits, with one double portrait and one wedding group.
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