Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of an Elegantly Dressed Young Woman, wearing and elaborate hairstyle, with tinted flowers on chair upholstery, in a black "Scroll" (Krainik 66) Union case, (minor scratches u.r., tarnish l.r.).

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of an Elegantly Dressed Young Woman, wearing and elaborate hairstyle, with tinted flowers on chair upholstery, in a black "Scroll" (Krainik 66) Union case, (minor scratches u.r., tarnish l.r.).

Striking American Civil War dress: young women pose in matching striped dresses circa 1864.

Striking American Civil War dress: young women pose in matching striped dresses circa 1864.

Oversized Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Two Sisters, One Holding a Chalkware Figure

Oversized Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Two Sisters, One Holding a Chalkware Figure

Half Plate Daguerreotype Family Portrait, the mat impressed "S.ROOT 363 BROADWAY N.Y."

Half Plate Daguerreotype Family Portrait, the mat impressed "S.ROOT 363 BROADWAY N.Y."

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Mother and Daughter | Sale Number 2567B, Lot Number 143 | Skinner Auctioneers

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Mother and Daughter | Sale Number 2567B, Lot Number 143 | Skinner Auctioneers

This portrait of (Anna) Miriam Bailey Easterly, dated August 1849, may be the earliest of the Easterly daguerreotypes in the collection. Easterly produced it nearly a year before his marriage to Miriam, in June 1850. It is unknown how Thomas and Miriam met, but it may have been through a sitting like this one.

This portrait of (Anna) Miriam Bailey Easterly, dated August 1849, may be the earliest of the Easterly daguerreotypes in the collection. Easterly produced it nearly a year before his marriage to Miriam, in June 1850. It is unknown how Thomas and Miriam met, but it may have been through a sitting like this one.

Unidentified Union Soldier and (presumably) his wife. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) | In the Swan's Shadow

Unidentified Union Soldier and (presumably) his wife. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) | In the Swan's Shadow

She is wearing a dark apron (dark colors hid dirt) and carries a basket, indicating she is a working woman. She gives a little smile, unusual for 19th-century photographs. Although her bodice has buttons down the front, it probably closes using hooks and eyes.

She is wearing a dark apron (dark colors hid dirt) and carries a basket, indicating she is a working woman. She gives a little smile, unusual for 19th-century photographs. Although her bodice has buttons down the front, it probably closes using hooks and eyes.

Jewish Soldiers In The American Civil War, A Large Number Fought For The Confederacy- Brother Against Brother, Jew Against Jew Photo: Union Soldier And Bride One academic estimate was that at least...

Jewish Soldiers In The American Civil War, A Large Number Fought For The Confederacy- Brother Against Brother, Jew Against Jew Photo: Union Soldier And Bride One academic estimate was that at least...

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