Material: Thermoplastic, purple and rose color velvet liner.
Condition: Excellent condition, would be a challenge to upgrade.
Additional Information: The lid of case displays in relief a panoply of flags and arms centering shield
surmounted with Fleur-de-lis Spandrels feature anchor, Masonic compass and square,
artist’s paint palate with paint brushes, and sickle, rake, and wheat.
The lid of case is lined with purple velvet; sides of lid and bottom lined with faded rose
colored velvet. The interior is fitted with a gutta percha barrel rest and cartridge block
accommodating 56 cartridges.
An exceedingly rare image…the subject wearing a chinstrap beard and gold watchchain
holds an octant that appears to be ebony with an ivory Vernier, pencil and nameplate;
he is seated at a table covered with a paisley cloth. The image is housed within a
Florence Manufacturing Company [Florence, Massachusetts] case.
Edge tarnish, spotting, will benefit from cleaning, NO scratches; resealed. Housed in
leather case, fruits within roundel center by star with floral and leafy devices within each
point; scrolled leafy corners; impressed border with thinning gilt; spine is split.
Tarnish and scattered tiny green spots. Original seal is present, needs to be resealed.
Housed in leather case; Lady with Palm Branch 2, see Nineteenth Century
Photographic Cases and Wall Frames, Second Edition by Paul K. Berg, page 337
[4-97]. (Looks like lady holding cornucopia.)
An early daguerreotype; a young boy who appears to be about 10 years old and is sitting on a sofa before a studio backdrop displaying gorgeous blue tinting. There are a few small spots of golden tarnish, otherwise excellent, in deep maroon full leather case.
The Subscriber having located his SALOON IN THIS VILLAGE for a short time would take this opportunity to inform the inhabitants of the Village and vicinity that he is now prepared to take ORIGINAL DAGUERREOTYPES, Or to Copy Daguerreotypes or Pictures; Signed J.A. Foster, with address line; excellent condition with only light soiling. (Dimensions: 8 by 10" frame, 5.75 by 7.75" sight-size; mounted in period veneered frame.)
A nice image depicting a man displaying his bandaged amputated hand. A paper label in period script identified the subject as Edward Beals about 1852. Excellent condition with only a little minor parameter tarnish.
A small boy astride a donkey holding thin whip; the boy wears a stripped skirt and pantaloons, boots and a slouch hat while the donkey with a careworn expression. Stamped brass mat, stamped leather case missing top half; dag in good condition other than significant tarnish and a couple of tiny green spots on plate...really should be dipped or cleaned.
The daguerreotype resides in a hinged case. Excellent.
Dimensions: 3.25 by 2.75-inches.
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