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Half Plate Daguerreotype Portrait
Circa 1850

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  • Xupes Reference DAG5
  • Age Circa 1850
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  • From our personal collection we are delighted to offer this antique leather cased daguerreotype portrait of a seated man by the Daguerreotype Institution of John Jabez Edwin Mayall at 433 West Strand, London and dating from around 1850. Although John Mayall operated for a number of years in the USA and is often mistakenly claimed as ‘American’ the Yorkshire born photographer was one the main photographers in London opening his studio in 1847.

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