Daguerreotypes

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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 »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

Image shows a waist-up view of a bearded man. He is wearing a dark colored frock coat and vest with white shirt and cravat. Image is clear with good contrast. Shows light oxidation, mostly on the… (998-396). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

Image shows a waist-up view of a man. He is wearing a dark colored frock coat and vest with white shirt and cravat. Image is clear with good contrast. Shows very light oxidation. Image is housed in a… (998-400). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

Image shows a bearded gentleman who is wearing a dark colored frock coat with white shirt, cravat and a lighter colored vest. Image is very clear with excellent contrast. Image is housed in a full… (998-406). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF LADY

Image shows a waist-up view of an older lady. She is wearing a dark colored dress with white lace collar and brooch. She is wearing a white lace cap on her head with flowers and sheer ribbon… (998-381). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & SON

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MOTHER & SON

Image shows a waist-up view of a young man and his mother. He is wearing a dark colored frock coat and vest with white shirt and cravat. She is wearing a dark colored dress with a white collar and… (998-388). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN

Image shows a waist-up view of a gentleman. He is wearing a dark colored frock coat and vest with white shirt and cravat. Image is clear with good contrast. Shows very light oxidation. Image is housed… (998-385). Learn More »

QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & WIFE

QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & WIFE

Image shows a bearded gentleman who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest and trousers with white shirt and cravat. Woman is wearing a checkered dress with wide lace collar, dark colored cape,… (998-394). Learn More »

1/9 PLATE IDENTIFIED DAGUERREOTYPE IN THERMOPLASTIC CASE

1/9 PLATE IDENTIFIED DAGUERREOTYPE IN THERMOPLASTIC CASE

Case holds a ninth-plate daguerreotype of Edward Drinker. This is a waist up view. He wears a striped vest and dark jacket with a white shirt and typical fancy bow tie. Image is housed in an oval… (30-2060). Learn More »

½ PLATE DAGUERROTYPE OF OLDER LADY, IN ORIGINAL CASE, CA. 1850

½ PLATE DAGUERROTYPE OF OLDER LADY, IN ORIGINAL CASE, CA. 1850

One half plate of seated middle-aged matron, of forty five or so, seated in stuffed chair stern visage. Her clothing - linen cap, and outer, buttoned shoulder shawl—is indicative of a late… (30-1818). Learn More »


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AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

This beautiful sword was presented by the Chatham Artillery as a prize for gunnery in 1848. The organization is an old and illustrious militia organization of Savannah, claiming descent from earlier units, including a company of artillery organized… (870-99). Learn More »

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