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Daguerreotype or Possibly Ambrotype Pretty Girl w Plaid Nice Case 2 Tax Stamps | eBay

Daguerreotype or Possibly Ambrotype Pretty Girl w Plaid Nice Case 2 Tax Stamps

Daguerreotype or Possibly Ambrotype Pretty Girl w Plaid Nice Case 2 Tax Stamps | eBay

ca. 1850’s, [portrait of a young girl on a rocking horse]  What a beautiful photo!

1850 [portrait of a young girl on a rocking horse] civil war era fashion. And look how fashionable she is, sitting side saddle!

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Stunning mother in a flowered bonnet gazing lovingly at her pretty baby.

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Stunning mother in a flowered bonnet gazing lovingly at her pretty baby. Victorian Solstice www.

1/4 plate daguerreotype of young boy holding a now rare automation dancing doll. Notice his mom is holding it too. Even in the 1850's this was a expensive toy. Notice his great hat, shoes and off shoulder dress

plate daguerreotype of young boy holding a now rare automation dancing doll. Notice his mom is holding it too. Even in the this was a expensive toy.) Notice his great hat, shoes and off shoulder dress

Daguerreotype. Sometimes you wonder, who these children are, and what became of them. They might have living relatives.

Photo by: Anonymous, USA Date: April 1855 Type: Plate Daguerreotype Info: 3 Sisters -- Bella, Emma, and Jenny

Citation: Abbott Handerson Thayer as a boy, ca. 1861 / Buckingham's Inc., photographer. Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Citation: Abbott Handerson Thayer as a boy, ca. 1861 / Buckingham's Inc. Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Also note: pet owl!

c.1850 Daguerreotype photo: Milliners model doll

Very early antique photo of little girl with her doll. There appears to be a "muff" sitting on the table beside her. With her petticoat showing and the severe hairstyle, I'd guess circa possibly a little earlier.

Enslaved Boy, 1855: "The negro boy (who was fully if not more than [my] equal) was badly clothed, poorly fed; and lodged in cold weather: & beaten before [my] eyes with Iron Shovels or any other thing that came first to hand. This brought [me] to reflect on the wretched, hopeless condition, of Fatherless & Motherless slave children." -John Brown From a young age, the hatred of slavery was deeply rooted in his soul. The image of such injustice haunted John Brown for the rest of his life.

Unidentified Photographer: "Slave Boy Brought to Waterbury from Bucks Hill by Aunt Ella Johnson's Second Husband (Whelan)" Ninth-Plate Ambrotype, circa 1855

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