Daguerreotype Portrait of a Young Man

Made:
1845
maker:
Unknown

A hand-coloured daguerreotype portrait of a young man, taken by an unknown photographer in 1845.

Half length portrait of gentleman, seated at table, three quarter face. Fully tinted. Red Morocco leather case with two latches and 'lift up' lid. Lined with plain red plush. regtangular gilt mat with rounded top corners.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DB45
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, velvet and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case (open): 200 mm x 90 mm x 11 mm,
case (closed): 100 mm x 90 mm x 22 mm,
image: 75 mm x 64 mm
type:
daguerreotype
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford