|The Daguerreian Society Annual - Years 90-06 Rare|
The Daguerreian Annual - Editions 1990 through 2006 with the exception of year 2005. First publised in 1900, this collection includes nearly all of them through 2006. Minor wear, if any - these were rarely, if ever, opened. Only two pictured here but...
|Civil War Soldier Full Plate Tintype - Framed|
Well done hand painted full plate tintype of a Civil War Soldier complete with kepi. This full plate tintype is matted and framed in an ornate wooden frame with slight damage - normal wear after 150+ years.
Fantastic Civil War specimen!
|The Walls of Pompeii Ambrotype|
Grand sixth plate image of an al fresco painting on the Walls of Pompeii. This features a nude male in this rare image of the famous Walls of Pompeii. Housed in a half leather case; slightly dark image.
Pompeii is a ruined Roman city near m...
|Twin Brothers Sixth Plate Tintype|
Sixth plate tintype of two brothers, most likely twins. Horizontal image with some tinting. Uncased with corners slightly trimmed; circa 1875.
|Professor Thompson - Physicist Tintype|
Image identified in period hand as Professor Thompson. Contained in a CDV-sized mat. Thompson, Professor Silvanus Phillips (1851-1916), Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. Born, York, 1851; educated at Bootham School, York; Flounder...
|Quarter Plate Dag of a Lady Holding a Book|
Quarter plate daguerreotype of a bonnet-wearing older woman. She holds in her hand an open book and a lightly tinted handkerchief. Some scratches, otheriwse fine. Contained in a somewhat damaged, but intact British push botton case.
|Spectacular Occupational: Two Firemen Tintype|
Excellent quarter plate tintype of two firemen proudly wearing their firemen's caps. One man wears his numbered bib, emblazoned with a large '4'. The standing firefighter's belt buckle is visible and has the same numerical emblem - 4. In addition, o...
|Daguerreotype of a Man - Distinctive Chair|
Sixth plate image of an older gentleman. He sits and the top back of this distinctive chair can be seen. The ornate chair back comes to a point in the center and features fine detail, that of a chair hand made by a craftsman of the mid-nineteenth ce...
|Great Post Mortem Ambrotype - Quarter Plate|
Great quarter plate postmortem ambrotype of a dead young girl. She appears to have passed away approximately at age 4 or 5. She rests peacefully on a plaid covered bed and holds her hands crossed under her chest. This piece was bought from a descend...
|Post Mortem Ambrotype of a Baby|
Excellent sixth plate image of a deceased baby. This postmortem ambrotype shows the young child laying lifeless on a small bed. The expression is one of emptiness as if life has just drifted away. A nice ring of solarization makes this image even m...
|Beautiful Hand-Tinted Daguerreotype|
Pristine sixth plate dag of a stately older woman. Her face is ever-so-lightly tinted a light pink. In addition, her shirt, collar and cuffs are lightly tinted. Two rings she wears are gilt. This somewhat drab woman poses confidently for the cam...
|Woman and Child Sixth Plate Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a mother and her young child - appears to a boy. With a few swipes across image. Housed in a half leather case.
|Bizarre Looking Man - Possibly Blind?|
Uncased sixth plate sized tintype of a man with a wild stare and somewhat odd eyes. Could he be blind? Possibly Cataracts?
|Women Reading a Document Tintype|
CDV-sized tintype of two well dressed ladies examining a piece of paper. Interesting photograph; uncased.
|Indian Wars Tintype?|
Uncased CDV-sized tintype of possibly an Indian Wars or other military solider in full uniform wearing his kepi.
|Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Siblings|
Horizontal image of a two sisters and brother. One girl stands while the other boy and girl, possibly younger, sit in chairs. Housed in a damaged half geometric case.
|Man on a Horse and Carriage Ambro|
Sixth plate horizontal ambrotype of a man atop a buggy pulled by a horse. Some damage to the emulsion on the upper left. Otherwise fine image. Contained in a half leather case.
|Man With a Shotgun Tintype|
Sixth plate image of a dandy gent holding a rifle or shotgun. Around his waist is an ammo belt fully stocked with shells. Either a hunter, sharpshooter, military soldier or law enforcement official. Excellent tintype housed in a split leather case ...
|Tintype of a Couple on a Horse and Carriage|
This horizontal image shows a man and woman in a small buggy pulled by one horse. Set in an urban area with an unknown produce company building serving as the backdrop. Possibly the owners posing in front of their company. Contained in a half leather...
|Daguerreotype of a Woman with Crossed Arms|
Excellent original-sealed sixth plate image of a lady posing with her arms crossed in an odd, even uncomfortable manner. Her broach on her collar is gilt. Contained in a full, split leather case.
|Young Boy on a Tricycle Sixth Plate|
Cased tintype of a young lad on his prized three wheel bicycle. The young boy wears button-shoes, striped socks with a dandy suit for a young man. His hat has a small dove emblem on the ribbon that encircles the top. The suit is complete with matchin...
|18th Precinct Policeman Sixth Plate Tintype|
Excellent tintype of a policeman in a half lether case. He wears his full uniform including double breasted coat, badge, cap and holds his billy club in his hands. His badge reads '18' in reverse and the word 'POLICE', again in reverse, is embos...
|Girl in Pantaloons Ambrotype|
Quarter plate image of a sassy little girl in her long waisted dress, ruffled pantaloons, and banana curls. The image shows her down to her button-top shoes. Excellent study of a young child from the mid-nineteenth century.
|Ninth Plate Seated Civil War Soldier Tintype|
Ninth plate ferrotype of a seated union private. He poses with his right hand over his heart as if honoring the American flag while his thumb is tucked in his coat. His buttons and the insignia on his kepi is gilded. The soldier's cheeks are lightly ...
|Outstanding Quarter Plate Daguerreotype|
Excellent image of a man looking boldly with droopy eyes into the lens of the daguerreotypists's camera. He wears a high collar and tie. The fine detail of his gilt watch fob is easily seen in this crystal-clear image. A ever-faint ring of tarnish ...
|Maker-Marked Daguerreotype by Weston|
Sixth plate image of a sophisticated lady; circa 1850. Her cheeks are tinted lightly and she poses confidently for the camera, as if the wife of a wealthy big city business man. Housed in a complete, repaired leather case. The mat is stamped 'WES...
|Daguerreotype of a Man Holding a Book|
Sixth plate image of a young man with tinted cheeks sitting near a table with a small booklet it in his hand. He looks into the eye of the camera. Housed in a half leather case and accented by an very thin halo of tarnish.
|Civil War Confederate and Wife Tintype|
Image of a seated Civil War soldier with his wife standing at his side. His uniform and specifically, his kepi, appear to be CSA-issued, making him possibly a Rebel. Confederate Civil War soldier images are rare, to say the least. Housed in a complet...
|Quarter Plate Ambrotype Boxers|
Bare fisticuffs in this nice image of two gents going at it. Some minor crazing. Contained in a full repaired leather case. Example of a popular sport in the nineteenth century.
|Outdoor Tintype Sixth Plate|
Image of a man and woman in their horse and carriage. They wear their Sunday finest and pose outside, possibly in a park. Housed in a half leather case.
|Half Plate Newlyweds Wedding Daguerreotype|
A beautifully clear half plate daguerreotype which has been resealed but not cleaned in a half case. This is an excellent example of daguerrian art. This dag is an image of a lovely man and woman dressed in their finery. He has his arm around her as...
|Sixteenth Plate Ambro in a Maker-Marked Case|
Sixteenth plate ambrotype of a man contained in a maker-marked leather case. On the back side of the case, it is stamped 'Swift & Mahan / 312 Market Street / Philadelphia'. The case is split.
|Bearded Gent Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of young man with a beard wearing a jacket, dress shirt and tie. The man's shirt is slightly tinted blue. Resealed; originals housed behind image. Housed in a half leather case. Circa 1850.
|Tinted Sixth Plate Dag of a Beautiful Lady|
Excellent image of a young maiden with original seals stored behind image after being resealed. Her cheeks are tinted and she rests her head on her hand in a great pose. With a slight halo of tarnish, which adds to the dramatic look of the image. Ho...
|Horse and Buggy Tintype|
Uncased sixth plate tintype of two men atop a horse and carriage. They are in front of a shotgun-shack style home with several folks including children in the background.
|Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Gentlemen|
Excellent quarter plate image of a man looking stone-faced into the camera. This image features a man wearing a large tie, vest and suit jacket. Housed in a half booklet-style leather case. With some pieces of original seals still attached to bac...
|Identified and Dated Dag of a Distinguished Man|
Sixth plate image of man. He stares intently into the camera; with tinted cheeks and shirt. Encircled with a great ring of tarnish, nearly vignetting the image. Complete with original seals intact and housed in a half leather case. On the inside ba...
|Tin of Women with Photograph Album|
Tintype slightly smaller than a CDV of two beautiful ladies. One stands resting her hand on the sitting woman's shoulder, who holds a book. Could be mother and daughter as the standing one appears to be a few years younger or possibly sisters.
|Daguerreotype of a Doctor or Pharmacologist|
Sixth plate daguerreotype of a young man in his 'wonderful white ice-cream suit'. Is he some kind of doctor or pharmacologist? Men of the first half of the nineteenth century rarely wore cream color suits; most often they were the dress of the those ...
|Beautiful Teenager with Lace Gloves Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a pretty young lady wearing lace mitts. The jewelry on her lace neckline is gilded. In pencil notation on the inside of the half leather case is written her first name and last name of Wells, aged 14 years and a reference to her ...
|California Gold Rush - Sixth Plate Ambro|
CALIFORN-I-A OR BUST! Here is a superior ambrotype of a '49er - all packed and ready to go - heading from the Midwest to the great state of California. His suitcase is in his hand and his heavy duffel is placed on the table next to him. The ma...
|Sad Looking Boy Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a young lad looking into the camera as though he is bored to death. His hand rests on a chair back. Sharp, clear image. Housed in a full, albeit split leather case.
|The Happy Family Daguerreotype|
Horizontal sixth plate shows the mother and father, each with their arm around the daughter and son respectively. They look into the eye of the camera, all focused on getting what may have been the only group daguerreotype taken of them. With origi...
|Pair of Meat Cutters - Occupational Tintype|
Two men, both holding holding bone saws (not wood saws - used to break down beef/cattle halves/sides) pose in this excellent occupational sixth plate image. Featuring the tools of their trade, these men were once part of a vast profession that has be...
Man with a trumpet in a bandsman uniform. Slightly larger than CDV contained in a paper sleeve-style mat. Minor bends to this musical instrument tin.
|Man in a Top Hat Daguerreotype|
Sixth plate image of a man wearing a tophat. He sits facing the camera straight on wearing an oddly shaped top hat. It appears to get slightly larger near the top of the hat. He is formally dressed with a small bow tie neatly tucked in and a button...
|Girl and Her Doll Daguerreotype|
Excellent study of a young child holding her prized China head doll. She looks into the camera clutching her doll as though she wants the photo session to end before anyone has a chance to take away her favorite toy. Her mother stands holding the you...
|Handsome Couple Daguerreotype|
Excellent image a young man and woman most likely on their wedding day. He stares confidently in to the camera holding a small book, possibly a hymnal or bible. She wears a pretty dress. The arch-topped mat only enhances this sixth plate image. In a ...
|Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Boy|
Excellent study of a young man holding his arms across his body as if he is hiding something. With slightly tinted cheeks. contained in a full leather case.
|Dag of an Older Couple|
Sixth plate horizontal daguerreotype of a man and woman. Possibly an image take on a milestone anniversary? Sharp detail showing the many lines on their faces bringing out the true character of each. Housed in a full leather case.