Cased Daguerreotype Portrait of Woman With Two Young Children

Made:
1845-1855
maker:
Unknown

Cased daguerreotype of a a woman with two young children. Pinchbeck frame, gilt with raised pattern. Ornate gilt mat with fluted edges. Picture bound. Daguerreotype three quarter length portrait of young woman seated with girl child on her knee and little boy y her side. Faces tinted. Gilt on woman's rings, earings and brooch. Slight tarnishing of image along bottom edge.

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National Science and Media Museum: Kodak Gallery

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DC15
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, pinchbeck, velvet, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (case): 80 mm x 110 mm
overall (image): 90 mm x 65 mm
type:
hand-coloured
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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