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    Cased 1/2 Plate Daguerreotype of an Elderly Couple. A charming studio portrait, circa 1850, showing a serious man and his placid wife holding hands. The plain, early brass mat over the image is stamped "Cooley" and "Springfield". This identifies the sitters as having been captured by known photographer Otis H. Cooley of Springfield, Massachusetts. Light scratches on the protective glass plate and a few minor abrasions on the daguerreotype, which is in overall fine condition. The leatherette case is embossed with a floral motif on the front panel and a geometric design on the back panel. Wear is evident on the highest points. Fine condition overall.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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