eastmanhouse:

Unidentified girl standing on studio tableMarcus Aurelius Root, American, 1808 - 1888
ca. 1850daguerreotype with applied color4.2 x 3.2 cm. (oval), 1/9 plateNational Origin: United States

Actually a boy, at that age both sexes wore dresses, boys’ hair was parted at the side, girls’ down the middle.

eastmanhouse:

Unidentified girl standing on studio table
Marcus Aurelius Root, American, 1808 - 1888
ca. 1850
daguerreotype with applied color
4.2 x 3.2 cm. (oval), 1/9 plate
National Origin: United States

Actually a boy, at that age both sexes wore dresses, boys’ hair was parted at the side, girls’ down the middle.

Case inscribed John H. Stantial, J. Frank Beedle and Charles H. Beedle taken on Thursday, Sep 20th 1852 on the departure of the first and last to Virginia by Plumbe No. 45 Court St Boston, Mass
(via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)
It looks like the men are cousins.

Case inscribed John H. Stantial, J. Frank Beedle and Charles H. Beedle taken on Thursday, Sep 20th 1852 on the departure of the first and last to Virginia by Plumbe No. 45 Court St Boston, Mass

(via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

It looks like the men are cousins.

Victorian Mother and Her Children by Whipple (by Mirror Image Gallery)

Victorian Mother and Her Children by Whipple (by Mirror Image Gallery)

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on eBay
1/6 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE - STUNNING LADY HOLDING FAMOUS POLITICAL BOOK - MUST SEE
Seller: nic-o-matic

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on eBay

1/6 PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE - STUNNING LADY HOLDING FAMOUS POLITICAL BOOK - MUST SEE

Seller: nic-o-matic

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay
Daguerreotype young couple, satin fabric hand muff, tinted, sixth plate.
Seller: bandj.images

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay

Daguerreotype young couple, satin fabric hand muff, tinted, sixth plate.

Seller: bandj.images

Mother, who is wearing an extremely fashionable ensemble from the late 1850s held her little girl, clothed in a Christening Dress, close to her body. I wonder who was standing on the right side of the camera, catching the attention of both subjects? (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

Mother, who is wearing an extremely fashionable ensemble from the late 1850s held her little girl, clothed in a Christening Dress, close to her body. I wonder who was standing on the right side of the camera, catching the attention of both subjects? (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay
Quarter Plate Daguerreotype
Seller: nebohill

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype

Seller: nebohill

rivesveronique:

“A Daughter of Major NessKept as a specimen of the Daguerreotype ArtTaken in 1844”

rivesveronique:

“A Daughter of Major Ness
Kept as a specimen of the Daguerreotype Art
Taken in 1844”

(via portrait-woolf)

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