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Half-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Salem, Massachusetts, Merchant Tucker Daland

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2654M
Lot:
665
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$185$150

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

Description:

Half-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Salem, Massachusetts, Merchant Tucker Daland, the sitter identified in inscriptions on label affixed to the velvet case pad: "Tucker Daland 1857 of Salem," in a pressed-paper/leather case, (dust, case split).

Note: Tucker Daland (1795-1858) was the son of John and Betsy (Tucker) Daland. He was a successful merchant engaged in the East India trade. The John Tucker Daland House, in Salem, Massachusetts, was formerly the Essex Institute (in Hawthorne's time known as the Essex Historical Society), and now part of the Peabody Essex Museum. He died a year after this photo was taken at the age of 63.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Tucker Daland, Salem, Massachusetts, Betsy (Tucker) Daland, John Daland, East India, Essex Institute, Peabody Essex Museum, Essex Historical Society, John Tucker Daland House, Peabody, Massachusetts, Salem, Massachusetts

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