Mother and Daughter
Hand-colored quarter plate
daguerreotype depicting a mother with daughter on her lap, anonymous American circa 1855. Housed in a half case, identified in back of case in a modern hand as "Mrs. Edwin B. Webb (wife of Rev. E. B. Webb) with daughter." With extensive applied hand-coloring to the image in flesh tone. Price: $275. ( Inventory# id171b )
Plate in excellent condition with some scattered speckling or dust. The sitters faces and hands 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 October 10, 2017
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