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13423 1840’s Woman with Child - ⅙ plate
daguerreotype captures a thin, young mom holding
her postmortem or perhaps sleeping baby across
her lap.  The mother wears a dark dress gathered at
the waist and accentuated with a white scalloped
collar.  The baby wearing a long plaid dress. The
soft focus images captures the distant stare in the
mothers face. Image is contained in an early dark
brown case with gold design that includes a plum
colored pad.    $850