Daguerreotypes

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SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF BOY WITH BLACK DOG

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF BOY WITH BLACK DOG

This is a three-quarter view of a boy sitting on a chair with his arm around a dog who is sitting on a chair next to him. Boy is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest and trousers with a white shirt… (894-30). Learn More »

$525.00
Originally $650.00

SIXTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF GEORGE WEAVER, SON OF SAMUEL WEAVER WHO OVERSAW RE-INTERMENT OF GETTYSBURG DEAD AT THE NATIONAL CEMETERY

SIXTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF GEORGE WEAVER, SON OF SAMUEL WEAVER WHO OVERSAW RE-INTERMENT OF GETTYSBURG DEAD AT THE NATIONAL CEMETERY

This cased daguerreotype features a bearded young man seated with his hands resting in front of him. He wears a dark jacket, unbuttoned, and a vest underneath. A pattern neck-tie adorns his outfit.… (2022-794). Learn More »

CASED DAGUERROTYPE SILHOUETTE OF LADY

CASED DAGUERROTYPE SILHOUETTE OF LADY

Silhouette portraits were very popular in the mid-18th and 19th centuries.  They were an inexpensive means to recreate one’s image or likeness.  It was an accurate self-representation that could… (P14155). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF WOMAN IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

SIXTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF WOMAN IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

This is a 1/6 plate daguerreotype photograph in a “Union” hard case. The thermoplastic case is in excellent condition. Two brass hinges and catch all in good order. Both halves of hard case match… (1043-258). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF TWO YOUNG BROTHERS

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF TWO YOUNG BROTHERS

Early image, circa 1853, shows a waist up, seated view of two brothers. Both boys are wearing dark colored frock coats, vests, white shirts and cravats. Image is clear with good contrast. Light… (611-399). Learn More »

$32.00
Originally $40.00

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 »

$120.00
Originally $150.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & GROWN SON

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & GROWN SON

Early image, circa 1848, shows a waist up view of an older lady wearing a light colored dress with white collar and cap. She is holding a small book in her hand. Seated next to her is her son who is… (611-392). Learn More »

$120.00
Originally $150.00

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 »

$75.00
Originally $95.00

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 »

$65.00
Originally $80.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN, MARKED ENNIS GALLERY, PHILADELPHIA

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN, MARKED ENNIS GALLERY, PHILADELPHIA

This is a bust view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest and white shirt with cravat. Some light oxidation has occurred on edges of the image. Image is clear and has good… (516-229). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

Early image shows a waist up view of a lady wearing a silk dress with ruffled pagoda sleeves and wide lace collar. She wears a large brooch, ear bobs and ring that have been highlighted by the… (2022-277). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & CHILDREN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & CHILDREN

Image shows a three-quarter view of a lovely lady sitting between her daughter and son. Mother is wearing a dark colored dress with white collar and chemisette. Daughter on left is wearing a printed… (2022-312). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A WEST POINT CADET IN DAGUERREOTYPE BY ANSON CA. 1854/55, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A WEST POINT CADET IN DAGUERREOTYPE BY ANSON CA. 1854/55, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this ninth plate cased daguerreotype by Rufus Anson of New York City is extremely clear, nicely cased, has a mat showing the… (1138-1905). Learn More »

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 »

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 »


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CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this sixth plate ambrotype shows Confederate General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, sometime between 1856 and 1861. Lomax was born in Rhode… (1138-1830). Learn More »

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