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[Seated Woman Holding Baby]

Guiraud (French)

Date:
1855
Medium:
Daguerreotype with applied color
Dimensions:
Visible: 11.8 x 8.8 cm (4 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Passe-partout: 18.2 x 14.2 cm (7 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Frame: 24.9 x 21.2 cm (9 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lori and Victor Germack, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.548.8
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Printed label on verso

    Inscription: Printed label on verso: "Portraits Daguerréotype-Miniature // 27, rue Montholon, 27. // Par GUIRAUD, Professeur, // Portraits sur Plaques noirs et coloriés, // Reproductions de Tableaux, // Points de vue pittoresques et Objets d'Arts // Portraits en ville et après Décès. // LECONS AUX AMATEURS. // PARIS." Inscribed in ink on paper label: "1855". Effaced ink inscriptions on paper backing illegible.

  • Provenance

    [Leon Herschtritt, Paris]; Lori Shepard and Victor Germack, late 1980s

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