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From Anson New York.

Plate daguerreotype of a pretty Victorian dressed in her best winter clothes by Anson of New York.

Early Victorian daguerreotype portrait of a woman, ca 1850 by gladys

Daguerreotype, young lady in mourning wearing dress & lace gloves. Check out her hairdo.

Octagonal sixth plate daguerreotype of a beautiful woman, by C. H. Williamson, Brooklyn. Brass mat impressed "C.H. Williamson / Brooklyn NY." Housed in a half thermoplastic case and inscribed in case "July 8th 1860 / Lydia A. Benham [...followed by three other names all ending in "Phillips"] / This day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO"

Inscribed in case "July 1860 / Lydia A. Benham, Inscribed "Day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO" Lovely braided hair, pin-tucked fichu, and an especially sweet expression.

Mrs. Maxwell A sample from our "Mourning and Memorial" section: Mrs. Catharine Maxwell in half-mourning. Daguerreotype, c.1853

Maxwell A sample from our "Mourning and Memorial" section: Mrs. Catharine Maxwell in half-mourning.

Pre-Mortem of Sallie Loster | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Plate daguerreotype of a nice image with a sad note found behind plate. Note reades Sallie Loster from Sandwich, New Hampshire, died at 19 years and 4 months, taken at home.

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