October 06, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Gentlemen, Incl. Man Smoking Pipe by Meade Brothers, Group of Six

Lot of 6 sixth plate daguerreotypes of men of varying ages, including:

Portrait of an aged man smoking a clay pipe, housed in a brown pressed paper case, the cover stamped by Meade Brother's Exchange, Albany,  NY, housed in full case separated at hinge. Nice clear image, tarnish ring along perimeter. 

A second view of an aged gentleman wearing a tall-brimmed hat, posed with his cane, housed in full case showing some wear. Some surface wear to plate, including unusual discoloration along right and left edges.

Portrait of a young man wearing a large coat with two rows of buttons, possibly military? Housed in full case showing some significant wear, almost separated at hinge. Portrait is a little dark, but still a nice, clear image. 

Plus 3 views of bearded men, one housed in full case separated at hinge, the second and third portraits uncased. Outside of few scratches, the images are clear. 

 

Condition:

All are in good condition. 

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$132
10/06/2016