Original cabinet card of a cat lounging on a flowered pillow and chair. On the back in period ink is written a name: Robert Harlow French – is that the cat’s name? In any case, this was photographed by Roberts of Turner, Maine. It’s in very good antique condition with a couple of bumped corners. The back is blank, other than the writing, and undamaged. Dimensions of the mount are 6.5″ x 5.5″. More cat photos in my webstore… See last image in this listing for info.
This is a standard size daguerreotype frame and case measuring approximately 2 1/4 inches x 2 3/4 inches. We make every effort to take clear and accurate pictures of the item at the time of listing. Please refer to pictures for exact current condition. Amazing Daguerreotype Photo W. Case – Two Wealthy Upper Class Gents W.
The woman’s magnificent likeness was expertly captured and beautifully hand tinted. The composition is well thought out by the daguerreian operator. The placement of the small floral basket on the left and the large ornate chair on the right help frame this distinguished lady’s portrait. To top off this large plate, she resides in an equally exquisite full case in astonishing condition. An true work of art! Good luck to the next caretaker. CONDITION : Please view my detailed photos for the actual condition of the image and as part of my description. The half plate has been professionally resealed with P90 archival tape and fitted with new glass. Wonderful contrast, rich tonal range and razor sharpness only add to the overall quality of this large plate. The case includes the a wonderful patterned pillow, the two working clasps and a nicely restored leather hinge.
Vintage Antique 1870 Tintype Photo Bow Bridge Ladies Central Park New York City. Measures about 4″ x 5 7/8″. Shows signs of age and wear along with smudges, scratches, large creases, bends, and scuffs. Newsprint attached to verso dates provenance to May 1870. Good condition overall as noted. What you see is what you get. Please see my other auctions for more items. Ttached images may be slightly darker, lighter, or appear with somewhat different color hues than when viewed in person, as matching a scanner or camera image to a computer is never an exact match. Attached images are matched as close as possible to the actual image when viewed in person. Please be mindful that this process is not an exact science. NO PORTION OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT THE EXPRESSED WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE OWNER.
Antique c1896 Photo Gloss, 2 Mens Faces on Bottles, Whimsical/Satirical.
RARE Vintage antique Photos Hutsul traditional clothing woman Ukraine Carpathia. Condition on the photo. I invite you to review all lots!
1/9 plate daguerreotype of two women, sisters or friends wearing matching dresses. The woman on the left has a small purse on a strap around her wrist and is delicately holding the hand of the woman on the right. This image is UNCASED, with its original studio card still on the back, advertising W. Eastman’s gallery in Boston.