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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Young Married Couple

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Young Married Couple, the couple with tinted cheeks and gilt highlights, identified on a note in the case inscribed "Andrew Jackson Snow, son of Josephas, grandson of John, and his wife Lucy Jane Burpee, daughter of Ebenezer," in a brown "Tiny Heads in Oval" (Krainik 56) Union case, (minor edge tarnish, dust, and a small spot of corrosion).

Note: Andrew Jackson Snow was born in Dublin, New Hampshire, on March 29, 1822. He was the fifth of eight children born to Josephus and Eleanor (Gilchrist) Snow. He married Lucy Jane Burpee on April 8, 1847, and resided in Medway, Massachusetts. His grandfather, John Snow Esq., was a Revolutionary War soldier. An 1880 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, census states Andrew was working in a straw shop at the age of 58.
Estimate $200-250

A small spot of corrosion around button on man's shirt front, the caseis in very good condition.
The genealogy of this family can be found at this link: http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/dublin-nh/the-history-of-dublin-nh--containing-the-address-by-charles-mason-and-the-p-lbu/page-85-the-history-of-dublin-nh--containing-the-address-by-charles-mason-and-the-p-lbu.shtml


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

John Snow Esq, Lucy Jane Burpee, Ebenezer, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Josephus Snow, Medway, John Snow, Worcester County

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