Rich Plate by Upton

A superb sixth plate daguerreotype of two darling siblings, by Benjamin Franklin Upton. Housed in a full leather case with bright red pad.   Price: $850.   ( Inventory# ic237 )

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A magnificent, rich daguerreian image.

Craig's Daguerreian Registry lists Upton as operating in Bath, Maine, as well as Chicago Illinois, and as the holder of daguerreian patents for a special mercury bath and a plate polisher. If they were used to make this image, it's a great testimonial!

 

Last updated July 5, 2017

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