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Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre

Artist:
John Jabez Edwin Mayall (British, Oldham, Lancashire 1813–1901 West Sussex)
Person in Photograph:
Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre
Date:
ca. 1860
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 7 7/16 × 5 5/16 in. (18.9 × 13.5 cm) Mount: 9 5/8 in. × 6 13/16 in. (24.5 × 17.3 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Warner Communications Inc. Purchase Fund, by exchange, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.772
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "LDaguerre"
(sold, Sotheby's, Belgravia, June 17, 1981, lot 214); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

From Sotheby's catalogue: "This albumen print is made from a copy negative made from the original Daguerreotype portrait of 1846 by Mayall. The present whereabouts of the Daguerreotype are not known."
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