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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Painted Portrait of Reverend Micah Stone

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$154$125

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

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Painted Portrait of Reverend Micah Stone, the gentleman identified in inscriptions on the backing paper behind the portrait, mounted in a black, combination "The Memorial" and "The Lord's Prayer" (Krainik 44 and 41) Union case, (tarnish, spiders, dust, glass impurities).

Note: Rev. Micah Stone was born September 22, 1770, in Reading, Massachusetts, the son of Rev. Eliab Stone and his wife Sarah. He married Sarah Wood (b. 1771) on September 1, 1801, graduated with honors from Harvard College in 1790, became the Preceptor at Phillips Academy at Andover, Massachusetts, served as a tutor at Harvard 1794-95, and was ordained pastor of the third Church at Brookfield, Massachusetts, on March 11, 1801, and remained there as pastor until he died on September 10, 1852, at the age of 82 years.
Estimate $200-250

The case is in very good condition.


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

Eliab Stone, Micah Stone, Massachusetts, Reading, Sarah Wood, tutor, Harvard College, Phillips Academy, Andover, Brookfield

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