Misc.: 1839-1865 (Item 20 of 465)

Chilean Woman

Opening: $1,600
Hammer Price: $1,600
Skylight Gallery 31
October 2010

Superb half plate daguerreotype of an ethnic Chilean woman circa 1855, by A. Terry. Housed in full case with pad imprinted "A. Terry / Retratista / Santiago y Valparaiso" (Chile). With applied hand-coloring in red and blue.   ( Inventory# ic717 )

The plate is crisply focused and in excellent condition, with original hand-coloring in two colors. Case is likewise clean and well-preserved, hinge has been professionally restored.

An outstanding example of Terry's work.

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Misc.: 1839-1865   (Item 20 of 465)