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Tinted Ambrotype of a Boy Leaning on a Daguerrian Tripod

Auction:
2345
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$411$350

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

Description:

Tinted Ambrotype of a Boy Leaning on a Daguerrian Tripod, quarter-plate, in gilt matt and (defective) leather case, (some peeling); and a framed engraving of John Quincy Adams, with pasted advertisement on verso John Quincy Adams, from a Superior Daguerreotype by E. Anthony.

Note: The distinctive tripod has been draped and arranged with books by the photographer as a prop.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

John Quincy Adams, Adams, Ambrotype, Daguerreotype, Quincy, Quincy family, United States ambassadors to the United Kingdom