Daguerreotype Portrait Photograph With Frame Case 19th Century Vintage Antique
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Daguerreotype Portrait Photograph With Frame Case 19th Century Vintage Antique:
Beautiful vintage daguerreotype photograph in velvet lined case with protective glass and copper frame. Probably dates from the early 1840s to the late 1850s. Well over 100 years old! Portrait of a charming young man with dark hair in formal wear. Padded red velvet facing copper preserver with inset copper mat under glass. Case has separated binding at back hinge. Metal clasp at front is intact and functional. Lightweight wooden case is covered with leather and features a floral relief pattern. Approximately 3.5 inches high, 3 inches wide (Sixth Plate size). From smoke-free Environment.