Daguerreotypes

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SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

This wonderful sixth plate daguerreotype shows a youthful infantry first lieutenant in a half-length pose, likely seated though no chair is visible, casually leaning an elbow on a table with cover. He… (1138-2010). Learn More »

$2,950.00
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DAGUERREOTYPE OF HENRY COLES GARRETT

DAGUERREOTYPE OF HENRY COLES GARRETT

This sixth-plate daguerreotype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, prominent Virginia collector and dealer, and has a note indicating it was purchased from the great-granddaughter of… (1138-1895). Learn More »

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

This 6th plate daguerreotype dates to the early or mid-1840s is a from-life view of Major Thomas W. Landrum, with his name on an old family-written label on the glass and comes from the collection of… (1138-1958). 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 »

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 »

$585.00
Originally $650.00
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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 »

$585.00
Originally $650.00
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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

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & WOMAN

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & WOMAN

Early image, circa 1850, shows a waist up, seated view of a man and his wife. Man is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest, white shirt and cravat. Woman is wearing a dark colored dress with white… (611-406). Learn More »

$35.00
Originally $45.00

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 »

$40.00
Originally $65.00


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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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