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A quarter plate of an older female with vivid brown eyes and softly composed mouth. The broad expanse of light from above and left of the daguerreian's patron provided magical illumination! The vertical blue (actually white) strip of reflector seems too narrow to have successfully softened the shadows. Notice that at the last moment before the lens was uncapped either the operator or an assistant altered the position of the lady's bonnet causing it to become slightly askew.

A quarter plate of an older female with vivid brown eyes and softly composed mouth. The broad expanse of light from above and left of the daguerreian's patron provided magical illumination! The vertical blue (actually white) strip of reflector seems too narrow to have successfully softened the shadows. Notice that at the last moment before the lens was uncapped either the operator or an assistant altered the position of the lady's bonnet causing it to become slightly askew.

Fancy bonnet 1/6 plate daguerreotype of a petty young lady in a fancy bonnet and lace gloves. Every century has had beautiful women.

Fancy bonnet 1/6 plate daguerreotype of a petty young lady in a fancy bonnet and lace gloves. Every century has had beautiful women.

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