Original SKINNER AUCTION HOUSE LISTING
Auction:American Furniture & Decorative Arts -2567B
Location: Boston Date / Time : November 05, 2011 10:00AM
Description:Two Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Men,
both with hand-tinted cheeks, in a single dark brown Geometric (Krainik 312) Union case, the brass mat on the left is impressed "J.GURNEY/163 (sic) BROADWAY NY" (the left figure with tarnish, dust, spiders, and scratches, the right figure with wipes). The brass mat on the left is impressed "J.GURNEY/163 (sic) BROADWAY NY"This is the Gurney daguerreotype that caused me to fall in love with "Everything Gurney". The detail, pose, masterful execution, etc.