Daguerreotype Silhouette of a Gentleman

Made:
1840-1855 in Leicester
maker:
Chapman Browne, Thomas

A daguerreotype silhouette of a gentleman, taken by Thomas Chapman Browne of Leicester in about 1850.

Silhouette of gentleman. Red Morocco leather case with lift up lid and single latch. Lined with plain red plush. Rectangular mat with domed top. Unbound.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DA28
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, velvet and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case (open): 150 mm x 60 mm x 6 mm,
case (closed): 72 mm x 60 mm x 18 mm,
image: 53 mm x 40 mm
type:
daguerreotype
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford