e: enquiries@classicphotographics.co.uk
m:  0779 156 0249

Classic
Photographics

Vintage Cameras, Photographs, Books and Ephemera

Daguerreotypes

Woman with Book (Gilchrest)


Woman with Book. Sixth plate daguerreotype complete in case. Mat is embossed "Gilchrest". There was a George C.Gilchrest, photographer of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Condition: Dust specks under glass and spots like small water droplets over surface. Image is very good with delicate colouring. Case is excellent.

Price: £70

'What a Butcher'


Sixth plate daguerreotype labelled as 'Great Grandfather Buchanan, What a butcher' with a strip of Buchanan tartan pinned to inside of case. Date approx. late 1840s to mid 1850s.

Condition: Slightly dark image, some spots and dust under glass. Case is very good.

Price: £80

Family Group Daguerreotype


Family Group in unusual off centre pose which appears amateurish. Quarter plate size.

Condition: Image is very good, previously resealed. Case has slight distortion.

Price: £50

Daguerreotype of Man with Necktie


Sixth plate daguerreotype in a plain, red morrocan case. American image.

Condition: Strong image. Some small spots. Case is complete with usual handling wear.

Price: £40

Daguerreotype of Woman with Lace Gloves


Sixth plate daguerreotype in case no.280, geometric/scroll (Krainik and Walvoord).

Condition: Some dust and spots on image. Image is good. Case has some wear to raised edges, (see photo).

Price: £40

Daguerreotype of Gent with Curls in No.346 Union Case


Sixth plate daguerreotype in No.346 geometric/scroll union case made by Peck and Halvorson, a scarce case (Krainik and Walvoord). There is a Peck and Halvorson label under the image.

Condition: Image is very strong. Some oxidation on edges.Small chip to case (see photo.)

Price: £65