- c. 1850
Brooch with two 40x50mm portraits of men set in gilded brass brooch mount. Glazed back with faded albumen print of man, daguerreotype portrait of man on reverse.
A photographic portrait of a man mounted in a gold-framed brooch, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1850.
Photographic jewellery became popular in the early days of photography as a decorative and personal way to display pictures of loved ones.
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overall (dageurreotype): 40 mm x 50 mm
- photographic jewelry
- furnishing and equipment
- pin - jewelry
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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