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Anonymous American Photographer, ‘Woman with Brooch’, circa 1840, Sotheby's
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Woman with Brooch, circa 1840

Sixth-plate daguerreotype, cased
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Important Daguerreotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

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Anonymous American Photographer, ‘Woman with Brooch’, circa 1840, Sotheby's
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Important Daguerreotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

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This early daguerreotype of a finely dressed woman with brooch clearly shows the long exposure time necessary at the advent of photography. In order to remain still, sitters were often restrained by clamps, posing stands, …

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Woman with Brooch, circa 1840

Sixth-plate daguerreotype, cased
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