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Sixth Plate – 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches
American
Half Case

A very rare American early image with a plate manufactured by Scovill of Waterbury CT. This image is probably around 1845, the sitter may be a crafstsman and was probably taken by an itinerant daguerreotypist. The subject’s white shirt was solarized blue after the exposure and the maker painted it white to diminish the blue. Pigments were also added to the gentleman’s face. In very good condition with a few very light scratches. Original glass is also included.