Sale 17PH01 | Lot 25

[DAGUERREOTYPE-MUSICIANS] Two sixth-plate daguerreotypes of musicians.

Catalogue: Photographs

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Lot 25
[DAGUERREOTYPE-MUSICIANS] Two sixth-plate daguerreotypes of musicians.
[Portrait of three musicians wearing straw boaters, with accordion, banjo and fiddle, two with cigars clamped in their mouths]. American: circa 1855. Housed in a leather case. Leather case, lacking lid, a few very minor image defects, but overall in exceptionally bright condition; Together with [Portrait of violinist holding instrument]. American: circa 1855. Union case, a few very minor spots and oxidation.
Two unusual occupational daguerreotypes, the first a superb, striking and highly unusual image.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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