Daguerreotype brooch

6 x 4.5 cm daguerreotype brooch with wooden mount heavily lacquered (partly missing) with 3.5 x 2c, Daguerreotype portrait of a head and shoulder of a man, inset with silvered copper surround (? Cut from unused Daguerreotype plate). Pin on back. General effect is crude but the plate appears to have been made for it since the edges are bent over etc.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/2616
Materials:
copper, wood
type:
photographic jewelry
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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