‘Portrait of a seated couple and their son’, 1850s, Doyle
‘Portrait of a seated couple and their son’, 1850s, Doyle

Portrait of a seated couple and their son, full length], likely American (possibly John Mascher), 1850s. Stereo pair of ninth-plate daguerreotypes in oval mounts, each 2.375 x 1.625 inches (60 x 43 mm), housed in the original embossed leather case with fold-out lenses.

Condition: Case cover separated at hinge, some oxidation to gilt mat. Left hand image with minor oxidation at the left edge, otherwise good tones, a few specks to glass.--Courtesy of Doyle

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