Alphonse Gallery | Jeremiah Gurney Daguerreotype - 6th plate Irish Lad with Blue Eyes and Freckles
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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.

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