Father and Daughter
Hand-colored quarter plate daguerreotype depicting a father and daughter in tender cheek-to-cheek pose, anonymous American circa 1855. Housed in a half case, identified in back of case in a modern hand as "Rev. Edwin B. Webb with daughter" and with older identifying slip behind image. With extensive applied hand-coloring to the image in flesh tone. Price: $650. ( Inventory# id171a )
Plate in excellent condition. The sitters faces, hands and arms have been given a heavy application of coloring in flesh tone. With a slightly soft focus, or this may also be an effect of the heavy coloring.
Last updated May 8, 2017