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21334 - BEAUTIFUL GYPSY FORTUNE TELLER
, 1/9th plate ambrotype in full leather case of a young gypsy girl wearing a beautiful dress with ornate jewelry, fingerless lace gloves, and dangling long earrings. In one hand she has a tarot card. Choice condition. Dates from the late 1850's to 1864, a rare image..............................................................
$295.00



1260 - DAGUERREOTYPE OF A SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN, This, ca. 1846 - 48, 1/6th plate daguerreotype in a full Dag case of a gentleman wearing a low-cut vest, has the subject classically posed - looking straight at the camera. Around the mat opening is a nice ring of tarnish and a few minor surface and edged abrasions. The glass has been replaced and the image properly resealed. Excellent plate contrast and real nice tonal quality. Some tarnish to the mat, from Southeast Virginia........................................................$100.00

1261 - DAGUERREOTYPE OF A MINISTER, well posed close-up 1/6th plate daguerreotype, ca. 1845. This gentleman has the look of a minister. There is a light ring of tarnish around the mat opening and several very minor mat abrasions. There is also a couple of brown spots. The glass has been replaced and the image was properly professionally resealed. It is housed in a leather case holding what appears to be an open Bible with large text shown on an open page. Mat style and clothing date this image to the mid 1840's. Originated from the Southeast section of Virginia. Nice early case.............................................$125.00

1263 - DISTINGUISHED MAN FROM VIRGINIA, this 1/6th plate daguerreotype, ca. 1848 - 50. of a full bearded man has exceptional plate quality with Abe Lincoln style beard. Very sharp image and rich tonal quality. The gentleman is seated in a statuary type pose. The glass has been replaced and the image resealed. It is housed in a full leather case. A wonderful image! A Southern gentleman that originated from the Southeast area of Virginia. An excellent example of early photography............................................$125.00

1264 - A SOUTHERN LADY, 1/6th plate daguerreotype in half case of a young woman, well-dressed dating to the early 1850's. The image is clear with just a trifle cloud spots at the edge. Originated from Southeast Virginia. A representative dag cheaply priced...............$45.00

1265 - A SUPERB SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN WITH A BLACK MOURNING PAPER MAT, artistic 1/6th plate daguerreotype, ca. 1844 - 45, by an unknown artist in a rare and desirable pass par tout paper mat. More often then not, the mat would indicate that the subject had died. The image is of an adult male casually posing for the camera; arm over the top of a chair. The plate has wonderful contrast. There is a nice ring of tarnish around the mat opening. The glass has been replaced and the image professionally sealed. It is housed in a full leather case. Image originated from Southeast Virginia.........................................$200.00


1210 - EARLY SAN FRANCISCO LEADER DAVID T. BAGLEY, 1/6th daguerreotype in a thermo plastic case. Bagley is seated holding his cane. Bagley was born in Louisiana and moved to San Francisco in February 1849. He was a member of the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco, the California Guard, Public Administrator 1850 - 52, merchant, and mining secretary. He died at age 57 in 1878 and his home at 58 Liberty Street is a landmark today. The image is in excellent condition with just some minor tarnishing at the bottom rim near the mat. The mat is hand painted in gold filigree. A wonderful image of an early San Francisco figure of note................................................$695.00

1212 - EARLY SAN FRANCISCO LEADER DAVID T. BAGLEY, 1/6th daguerreotype in a leather case. Bagley is seated. Bagley was born in Louisiana and moved to San Francisco in February 1849. He was a member of the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco, the California Guard, Public Administrator 1850 - 52, merchant, and mining secretary. He died at age 57 in 1878 and his home at 58 Liberty Street is a landmark today. The image has some rubbings but is clear and distinct. A rare image of an early San Francisco figure of note....................................................$250.00


1214 - ELDERLY WOMAN WITH ROSARY BEADS IN HER HAND
, 1/6th plate daguerreotype in a half case. Extremely sharp view of a woman saying her rosary, wears a white bonnet. An excellent example of the first type of photography. Very fine.........................................
$125.00


1215 - ELDERLY WOMAN WEARING SHAKER STYLE BONNET WITH GLASSES
, 1/6th plate daguerreotype in a half case. The lady wears a fine knitted white shawl, very clear with no real detractions [rubbings] as usually seen on these dags...............................................
$69.00

1217 - DAGUERREOTYPE OF A YOUNG GENTLEMAN, 1/6th plate daguerreotype in a half case of a young man with a short beard taken c 1850, some rubbing but clear and distinct. An inexpensive example of the first method of photography...................................$45.00

1218 - DESCENDANTS OF GENERAL FRANCIS PICKENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, a trio of three ambrotypes taken approximately 1860 - 65 in Pensacola, FL of the granddaughters and great granddaughter of South Carolina General Francis Pickens descended from the daughter of the General, Anna Pickens Simpson. One 1/6th plate ambro. is the great granddaughter of Pickens, another 1/6th plate ambro. is a granddaughter, and the 1/4th plate shows both granddaughters and the great granddaughter, all posing in their antebellum dresses. All are completely identified with short biographies tracing them to Anna Pickens. All in very fine condition and sold as a grouping. A nice grouping of Antebellum images originating from a famous family. The trio are identified as seen in the 1/4th plate as, left Leah Reemer Simpson, daughter of John Simpson and Anna Pickens Simpson [daughter of General Andrew Pickens], center Anna Pickens Simpson daughter of James E. Simpson and Henrietta Elizabeth Bright, [great granddaughter of General Andrew Pickens], and at the right Rebecca Calhoun Simpson, daughter of John Simpson and Anna Pickens Simpson, granddaughter of General Andrew Pickens]. The two 1/6th plates are of Anna Pickens Simpson and Rebecca Calhoun Simpson. An accompanying note gives more detailed biographies on all three women. The group of three........................................$495.00



12221 - ATTRACTIVE TINTYPE OF A LITTLE GIRL AND HER DOLL
, tintype in a CDV sleeve taken by Pear Type Gallery, Petersburg, VA. The young girl is identified as Annie Prichard. Nicely tinted especially the large doll. Circ. 1870, very fine......................
$49.00


 

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