Woman wearing a white collar daguerreotype, 1857

Image: 1/16 plate on red ruby glass; Head and shoulders of a woman with hair parted in the center and covering her ears, wearing a dark dress with a standing white collar with a gilded brooch at the throat. Preserver: Straight but more ornate (1850s). Mat: Nonpariel with matte finish (mid 1840s to m...

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Collection:Historical Society of Pennsylvania daguerreotypes and ambrotypes (#3404)
Date:1857
Dimensions:3.5 x 4.1 cm
1 3/8 x 1 5/8 cm
4.5 x 5.1 cm
1 25/32 x 2 cm
Box Number:Box 2
Folder Number:Folder 180
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Public domain
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/6586
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Summary: Image: 1/16 plate on red ruby glass; Head and shoulders of a woman with hair parted in the center and covering her ears, wearing a dark dress with a standing white collar with a gilded brooch at the throat. Preserver: Straight but more ornate (1850s). Mat: Nonpariel with matte finish (mid 1840s to mid 1850s). Case: Paper-covered wood framed half case embossed with a geometric design on the back, with a red velvet pinchpad (1850-60s).