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"Splendid Daguerreotype Miniatures"

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

"Splendid Daguerreotype Miniatures", circa 1840s, probably America, an early engraved advertisement for E.S. Hayden, 10 x 12 in. , (toning, tear top-right edge).Part text: "His miniatures are warranted not to be surpassed by any, for their richness of tone and life-like appearance; standing out in bold relief, that they can be seen equally well in any light...Paintings and engravings accurately copied."
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Daguerreotype, Miniature, Miniature painting