Mother & Hidden Child, ca. 1840s

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9th-Plate Daguerreotype of Mother and hidden Child, ca. 1840s

This is an original rare ninth plate daguerreotype measuring approximately 2 1/2 x 2 inches behind glass in a larger full case.  Original matte hid her daughter for an unknown reason, possibly because of her passing. A rare and highly collectible image.

Via: Ebay

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