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Wide Wilderness: Western & Wildlife Works

Wed, May 22, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 274

Daguerreotype Portrait Photograph of a Clergyman

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Daguerreotype photograph depicting a portrait of a clergyman, likely Protestant. Housed under glass in a gilt metal frame encased by stamped leather and wood with a red velvet lining. The leather stamped with an ecclesiastical design.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height: 3 3/4 in x width: 3 1/4 in x depth: 1/2 in.

Condition

Some discoloration along the edges of the photograph. Some spots of discoloration to the gilt metal. There is some light warping to the case so that the two halves do not sit flush with each other. The clasps are broken.

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