Daguerreotypes

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SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus… (846-178). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OHIO CONGRESSMAN, BUSINESSMAN AND RAILROAD EXECUTIVE PETER W. STRADER

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OHIO CONGRESSMAN, BUSINESSMAN AND RAILROAD EXECUTIVE PETER W. STRADER

This half-plate sized daguerreotype portrait of Strader (1818-1881) likely dates to the late 1840s or very early 1850s and shows him seated, from the waist up, resting his elbow on a table next to… (846-189). Learn More »

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & BOY

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & BOY

Case shows an embossed floral border with central image of a little girl holding a basket. Hinges and clasps are fully functional. Case is meant to fit two eighth plate sized images. Right side shows… (P14086). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF CIVILIAN IN UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF CIVILIAN IN UNION CASE

Image shows a younger bearded man in a medium colored jacket wearing a dark double breasted vest with a white shirt and a huge dark bowtie. Image is a bit on the faint side but all details are… (1043-268). Learn More »

DAGUERREOTYPE OF FATHER AND CHILD IN UNION CASE

DAGUERREOTYPE OF FATHER AND CHILD IN UNION CASE

Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a young man in a dark suit with high white collar holding an infant in his lap. The child wears a light dress and a white bonnet. Image is very clear and despite a few… (611-397). Learn More »

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF A FAMILY

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF A FAMILY

Left half of the split leather case holds a nice clear image of a hefty, late middle-aged man in a dark suit and vest with a white shirt and dark bowtie. Image is very clear but does have some faint… (P14084). Learn More »

VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH 1/6 PLATE DAG OF TWO GENTLEMEN

VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH 1/6 PLATE DAG OF TWO GENTLEMEN

Image is a daguerreotype of two young gentlemen seated side by side. One man has his arm wrapped around the other’s shoulder. They both wear dark suits, white shirts and large bowties. The bowtie of… (P14091). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG LADY

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG LADY

This is a waist-up sitting view of a beautiful young lady in the 1850’s. She has her dark hair parted in the center and pulled back, mostly covering her ears. She is wearing an open neckline dress… (1032-49). Learn More »

FULL PLATE DAGUERROTYPE OF A FAMILY GROUPING

FULL PLATE DAGUERROTYPE OF A FAMILY GROUPING

Circa mid-1850s. Image of family grouping—seated grandparent, standing parents, two young girls on each side, w/grandfather holding baby.  All well-dressed in the middle-class styles of the time.… (P14168). Learn More »

HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF TWO BOYS WITH A LARGE DOG

HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF TWO BOYS WITH A LARGE DOG

This is a full view of two young boys, likely brothers, kneeling on the floor with a large dog lying in front of them. Both boys are wearing dark colored coats with white shirts and cravats. Image is… (894-12). Learn More »

$1,000.00
Originally $1,250.00
ON HOLD

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF HORSE

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF HORSE

This is a full view of a horse. There are structures present in the background. Image is clear with good contrast. Some light oxidation has occurred. Image comes housed in full pressed paper case,… (894-46). Learn More »

$1,000.00
Originally $1,255.00
ON HOLD

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF GIRL WITH DOG

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF GIRL WITH DOG

This is a waist-up view of a girl sitting in a chair with a dog sitting on a cloth covered table next to her. Girl is wearing a printed dress and has her hair in braids. Image is clear with very good… (894-11). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $750.00
ON HOLD

1/16th PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG MAN

1/16th PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG MAN

Image shows a waist up view of a young man with dark hair. He is wearing a light colored frock coat with white shirt, dark colored vest and cravat. Oxidation has occurred on image, mainly on… (611-390). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $125.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF WOMAN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF WOMAN

Early image shows a waist up, seated view of a stern looking woman. She is wearing a dark colored silk dress with trimming on the sleeves and white collar with square brooch. Her dark hair is in a… (611-409). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $95.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & DAUGHTER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & DAUGHTER

Early image shows a waist up, seated view of a mother and daughter. Mother is wearing a dark colored silk dress, white scalloped collar with brooch and white cap. Well-dressed daughter is wearing a… (611-411). Learn More »

$85.00
Originally $95.00

1/16 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN WITH GOATEE

1/16 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN WITH GOATEE

Early image, circa 1846, shows a waist up, seated view of a middle aged man. He is wearing a dark colored frock coat and vest with white shirt and dark colored cravat. Image is clear with good… (611-389). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $48.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF HUSBAND & WIFE

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF HUSBAND & WIFE

Early image, circa 1847, shows a waist up, seated view of a man and woman against a painted backdrop. Woman is wearing a dark colored cloak and white cap. Man is a wearing dark colored frock coat,… (611-391). Learn More »

$45.00
Originally $65.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG LADY WITH SHAWL & CHOKER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG LADY WITH SHAWL & CHOKER

Early image, circa 1850, shows a waist up view of a young lady wearing a dark colored dress with white dark colored shawl and beaded choker necklace. Image is clear with good contrast. Oxidation has… (611-413). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $48.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OLDER LADY

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OLDER LADY

Early image, circa 1850, shows a waist up view of an older lady wearing a dark colored dress with white fichu and cap. Image is clear with good contrast. Oxidation has occurred on plate. Image comes… (611-394). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $48.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

Early image, circa 1850, shows a waist up view of a lady wearing a dark colored silk dress with wide white lace collar. She wears a large brooch which has been highlighted by the photographer. Image… (611-396). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $48.00


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MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO J. N. VANCE, 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

Musket is a smoothbore .69 single shot muzzleloader in overall good condition. The barrel has a surface that is mostly dark with streaks of lighter areas. The brass blade front sight is mounted on the rear of the front barrel band. There is no rear… (1000-107). Learn More »

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