Lots 51-75

The Daguerreian Society 2019 Symposium Benefit Auction

The auction will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at

Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

The silent auction starts approximately 6 pm EDT.
The live auction will begin at 8:30 pm CDT.

CONDITION REPORTS, FOR ABSENTEE BIDDERS ONLY, ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Contact Greg French at gregfren@comcast.net.

Full auction terms may be found here.

More lots will be added as they come in -- check back here for updates! Last update 8/10 6pm PST.


LIVE AUCTION LOTS

[Lots 1-25]  [Lots 26-50]  [Lots 51-75]


Lot 51: BOYS WITH RIFLES & SWORD 

Two sixth plate daguerreotypes.

1) Horizontal mid 1840s with two boys: one holding a book and the other holding a rifle. Split case missing rail.

2) Vertical late 1840s. Boy with rifle and sword. Full case.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $400 - $800

 


Lot 52: WOMAN BY ROSS & THOMSON, EDINBURGH & ANOTHER

Overmatted quarter plate, and a sixth plate.

1) Attractive woman with flowers in her bonnet, wearing a shawl with a swirling pattern, holding a parasol. Overmatted quarter plate. Split full case. Embossed on reverse of the leather case: ROSS & THOMSON PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE QUEEN EDINBURGH (Scotland.)

2) Woman wearing bonnet, and one glove, with statuette on table. Perhaps a copy plate. Sixth plate. English full leather case.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $400 - $800


Lot 58: WM. WHEELER WITH TOOLS OF HIS TRADE

Sixth plate daguerreotype.

There's a tiny metal plaque affixed to the velvet pad of the case for this occupational daguerreotype. Engraved in neat cursive: "Wm. Wheeler age 34 years, 11th day of April, 1853, Ohio." This is remarkable information. He holds a tenon saw and a carpenter's square. He's dressed in his work clothes. Full case.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $400 - $800


Lot 59: 11 DAGUERREOTYPES OF 15 WOMEN

2 Quarter plates, 9 sixth plates. Quarter plates are identified below.

1) Quarter plate of four women, three with dark clothing & white lace collars and similar hairstyles. The woman in the middle, with braids on her head, seems to be smiling. Split full case.

2) Woman in colorful dress (except it’s black and white). One arm on a book. Split full case.

3) Woman on a sofa, one hand on the other wrist. Split full case has been matched, missing rail.

4) Woman with lots of gold jewelry with eyes looking left. Full case.

5) Woman with long chain, and wearing fingerless gloves. Worn full case.

6) Woman with arms folded. Full case.

7) Woman floral pattern on dress, and floral pattern on tablecloth. Split full case.

8) Woman with bonnet. Arm on our left is on table. Full case.

9) Woman with bonnet and very good facial tones, big oval gold rimmed brooch. Full case.

10) Woman 2 gold rings. Arm (our right) on table. Split mismatched case.

11) Quarter plate of two women. Both wear the similar bracelets, perhaps tokens of their friendship. Split full case.

Absentee bidders: this is a box lot, so special packing fees apply. See the shipping terms for details.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $650 - $1100


Lot 60: OUTDOOR SCENE: MAN, HOUSE & BARN, CARRIAGE

Sixth plate daguerreotype. The man with the top hat poses, very aware of the camera. There's a dog in the doorway, and a young child to our right. The house's windows have shutters. There's a barn with a carriage in front. There's little in the way of landscaping. We see some small trees without any leaves, so it's late Autumn or early Spring. Split full case.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3500


Lot 63: SIX OF ONE, HALF A DOZEN OF THE OTHER & SIX MORE

18 sixth plates. 6 of women, 6 of men, 6 of children.

1) Lady with lots of jewelry and fashionable hairstyle. Split full case.

2) Handsome man with pronounced goatee. Full case.

3) An enigma. A girl holding something. Full case.

4) Woman with a big gold locket. Mismatched split case.

5) Man with white tie. Stern look. Split full case.

6) Child full standing, leaning on a table. Split full case.

7) Lady seated in a sideways pose, tinted tablecloth. Split full case.

8) Artiste with a goatee, and tie fashioned into an ascot. Full case.

9) Full standing boy with tartan style cap on table. Full case.

10) Artistic vignette of a lady. Full case.

11) Bright eyed man with a stiff white collar. Split full case.

12) Girl with bloomers squirming in chair. Split full case.

13) Lady with a bonnet holding a letter. Split full case.

14) Debonair young man white tie and stiff white collar. Split full case.

15) Child seated with polka dot pattern. Split full case.

16) Lady with lace collar clutching her hands. Split full case.

17) Man gazing to our left. Split full case missing rail.

18) Child with off-shoulder dress. Split full case.

Absentee bidders: this is a box lot, so special packing fees apply. See the shipping terms for details.

NO RESERVE
ESTIMATE: $600 - $1000


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