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Post-Mortem Daguerreotype of Carrie Brewer Shillaber

Auction:
2345
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$382$325

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Post-Mortem Daguerreotype of Carrie Brewer Shillaber, sixth-plate, showing child with tinted cheeks, on studio couch, in gilt mount and embossed case (lid detached, some scattered brown spots), with note: "Carrie Brewer Shillaber, 3rd Child of Caroline and James Green Shillaber died when not quite a year old, first before the family went to (indistinct) New Hampshire to live".
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Carrie Brewer Shillaber, James Green Shillaber, New Hampshire, Caroline, Daguerreotype