Lot 2133    

Daguerreotype of an Elderly Woman in Wall Frame
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Quarter-plate daguerreotype of an aged woman, matted, and housed in a wall frame.

Condition:  
Great clarity of image. Minor tarnishing along mat edges. Scattered tarnishing of mat. Frame worn along edges.
Sold: $82.25
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