Quartet of Kids
Quarter plate daguerreotype of four children with intense stares, the youngest sibling probably held by an elder daughter. Anonymous American circa 1850. Housed in a full embossed-leather case. Price: $280. ( Inventory# ie248a2 )
With some hand-coloring in red.
Condition: There are a number of debris specks surrounded by mold spiders on plate, small abrasions at mat edges. Glass over image was replaced due to obscuring moisture on underside. Case has a stain to exterior.
Last updated March 22, 2017