Daguerreotype Portrait of a Young Man

Made:
1845-1855 in London
maker:
William Edward Kilburn
Portrait of a young man, about 1850
      A hand-coloured daguerreotype of a young man, taken by William E. Kilburn (1819-1891) in about 1850

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Portrait of a young man, about 1850 A hand-coloured daguerreotype of a young man, taken by William E. Kilburn (1819-1891) in about 1850
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A hand-coloured daguerreotype of a seated young man holding a silver-topped cane, taken by William E. Kilburn (1819-1891) in about 1850.

Three-quarter portrait of young boy seated. Fully tinted. Gilt on chair. silver top to cane boy holding. Slightly tarnished around edge. Red Morocco leather case with two latches. Lined with plain red plush. Rectangular mat with domed top. No frame and unbound. 'I GUY' stamped on mat. 'Delicate Roses' variant. Inscription inside fromt of case 'By appointment Mr Kilburn 234 Regents Street'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DB33
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, velvet and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
image: 60 mm x 73 mm
case: 85 mm x 98 mm
type:
daguerreotype
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford