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The daguerreotype of this poor old lady was glued to a
black plaque. Someone used a lot of contact adhesive,
as it oozed into the mat, over the entire back of the plate
and onto the front of the black plaque.
Careful use of heat and a solvent (and much
patience and time) freed her from her nasty
presentation.

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Keywords:Gurney Daguerreotype, J Gurney 189 Broadway, J Gurney Daguerreotype, Jeremiah Gurney, Jeremiah Gurney Daguerreotype