Daguerreotypes

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THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

This image is not only mounted with a Whitehurst marked mat, but has a full thermoplastic figural case with a purple velvet facing pad embossed with a large eagle flourishing a ribbon reading “J.H.… (1138-1799). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

This wonderful half-plate daguerreotype shows then lieutenant John Marshall Jones in uniform, seated third from left, with three men in civilian garb. Jones holds his 1839 pattern officer’s forage… (1138-1785). Learn More »

MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

Charles Rees is best known among collectors for his military portraits in Confederate Richmond, but he worked in New York City from 1852 to 1854 and this is a very nice portrait of one of New York’s… (1138-1887). Learn More »

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

This very clear sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850 and shows Lewis Henry Little, usually referred to by his middle name, as a Captain in the 7th U.S. Infantry. Born in Maryland in 1817, he was… (1138-1808). Learn More »

ARMED MILITIA RIFLE OR LIGHT INFANTRY MEMBER OF THE “ELEGANT ELITE"

ARMED MILITIA RIFLE OR LIGHT INFANTRY MEMBER OF THE “ELEGANT ELITE"

This sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850-55 and shows a member of an American militia company uniformed as light infantry or riflemen, though he is posed holding what is clearly a typical U.S.… (766-1536). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF C.S. MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DODSON RAMSEUR AND C.S. COLONEL FRANK KINCLOCH HUGER AS WEST POINT CADETS BY JAMES EARLE McCLEES, PHILADELPHIA

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF C.S. MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DODSON RAMSEUR AND C.S. COLONEL FRANK KINCLOCH HUGER AS WEST POINT CADETS BY JAMES EARLE McCLEES, PHILADELPHIA

This important half-plate daguerreotype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner and shows future Confederate Major General Stephen Ramseur on the left and future Confederate artillery… (1138-1780). Learn More »

1840s ARMED MILITIA MAN WITH COCKADE AND “JG” HAT INSIGNIA

1840s ARMED MILITIA MAN WITH COCKADE AND “JG” HAT INSIGNIA

This sixth plate daguerreotype dates to the early or mid-1840s, having a simple octagonal mat and glass with no frame or “preserver.” It is also housed in simple leatherette cast with embossed… (1138-1929). Learn More »

STRIKING SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN AMERICAN MILITIA DRUMMER

STRIKING SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN AMERICAN MILITIA DRUMMER

This is an intensely interesting daguerreotype dating about 1852-55. It has all the clarity and contrast that you expect in a good daguerreotype and uses a dark background cloth to emphasize the… (2021-789). 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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN WITH FLORAL VEST

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN WITH FLORAL VEST

Early image, circa 1852, shows a waist up view of a well –dressed bearded man wearing a dark colored frock coat, floral printed silk vest and plaid silk cravat. Image is clear with good contrast.… (611-407). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $55.00


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FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over soldiers descended on the tree taking parts of it as… (30-2205). Learn More »

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