American School (19th century) - 1/9th plate Daguerreotype of man, late 1850's

American School (19th century) - 1/9th plate Daguerreotype of man, late 1850's
Daguerréotype - Non signé(e) - unique

Dated: late 1850's

Condition Union Case: The case shows ageing and handling, cracked and glued at the lock, a diagonal crack and restauration can be found on the front of the case. Small crack at the lower corner.
Condition Daguerreotypes: In good condition, oxidised on the edges. And three oxidation lines can be found crossing the image.
Please look at the images as wel as part of the condition description.

Case Frame closed: Ca 7.5 x 6.3 x 1.8 cm.
Size Daguerreotype: 1/9th plate

''Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames'' Second edition, Paul K Berg:
Page: 162
Reference number: 2-100
Case name: Bird in Song 1
Case Manufacturer: L&P / Littlefield, Parsons and Co.
Rarity: (C) Common
Listed case value in U.S. Dollars by Paul. K. Berg: $ 90

Please note that the last image/images is/are purely illustrative. The book/the page/pages shown is in no way part of this sale.

A 'Union case” or “Thermoplastic” were made from a mixture of wood sawdust and shellac that was pressed into a mold. The result was a plastic-like product that still looks good after a ca. one hundred and fifty years later!
The cases can always be dated after 1856.

Shipping will be done with track and trace, insured and a signature will be required upon delivery.

Informations du lot
American School (19th century)
Titre de l'oeuvre d'art
1/9th plate Daguerreotype of man, late 1850's
Non signé(e)
Voir description
Impression vintage
Taille de l’image
5.5×4 cm
Dimensions totales
7.5×6.3×1.8 cm
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