19th & 20th Century Photographs

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Date of the auction: 01.12.2021

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Eduard Vaillat, c.1845

Eduard Vaillat, c.1845 PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN IN A TOP HAT HOLDING A QUILL, c.1845. Quarter plate daguerreotype, one side of the image tarnished, in the original paper mat with hand-drawn borders, photographers details in the lower margin, original blue sealing tap preserved, however, resealed at

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1888)

Richard Beard Att.(1802-1888) PORTRAIT OF A LITTLE GIRL, c.1840s. Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a young girl stood in a chequered dress, lent with one arm on a table with floral table cloth and vase holding flowers, some significant tarnishing to peripheries, however, a fine artistic

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s AN EARLY OUTDOOR PORTRAIT OF A LADY & GENTLEMAN, c.1840s. Ninth plate daguerreotype, the lady seated and with the gentleman stood to her side in a garden with dense vegetation behind them, some significant tarnishing to peripheries of the plate, resealed, however with

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s PORTRAIT OF A MAN OF LETTERS, c.1840s. Sixth plate portrait of a seated Gentleman, leaning on a book or a ledger, with a pot of ink on the corner of the table, in a paper mount with hand-drawn borders, housed in a green leather flip top Wharton style case, with some

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown c. 1840s PORTRAIT OF A LADY, c.1840s, gold-toned, ninth plate daguerreotype, head and shoulders portrait of a lady in a lace bonnet, in a brass, ridged mount with oval aperture, sealed with a piece of metal and housed in a deep, Wharton style case with a lower single hinge. (Qty

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s PORTRAIT OF A JUDGE, c.1840s, an early quarter plate daguerreotype in a "T. Wharton 24 August 1841" (patent) stamped brass tray back, with gilt mat and oval aperture, some tarnishing to the plate and loss of depth, probably a result of poor cleaning efforts, housed in a

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1850s

Dagguerian Unknown, c.1850s PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GENTLEMAN SMOKING, c.1850s. Hand-colored ninth plate daguerreotype of a young smartly dressed gentleman smoking a cigarillo, in a plain gilt matt with rectangular arched aperture, housed in a red maroon side hinged leather case. (Qty: 1

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1850s

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1850s PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, c.1850s. Sixth plate daguerreotype, with some minor hand colouring, the seated young women wearing an interesting headdress, origin unknown, plate marked "40", resealed in 1995, housed in a brown leather side-hinged case with floral motif. (Qty: 1

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown c.1850s

Daguerreian Unknown c.1850s PORTRAIT OF A FEMALE MUSICIAN, c.1850s, ninth plate daguerreotype, with decorative brass matt and Pinchbeck frame, resealed and in half brown leather-covered case (lid detached) embossed with Edwards Rose on the back

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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French Daguerreian Unknown, c.1850s

French Daguerreian Unknown, c.1850s PORTRAIT OF A RECIPIENT OF THE LEGION D'HONNEUR, c.1850s. Hand coloured quarter plate daguerreotype of a seated Gentleman, wearing his medal, with some tarnishing to peripheries and across the plate, in a bevelled gilt and paper mount, housed in a contemporary

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1857)

John Plumbe Jr (1809-1857) PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GENTLEMEN, c.1840s. Ninth-plate head and shoulders portrait daguerreotype of a smartly dressed Gentleman, in brass Plumbe stamped matt, with octagonal aperture, some minor tarnishing to the plate but otherwise good, evidence of plate being resealed

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1891)

William Edward Kilburn (1818-1891) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMEN IN NAVAL CEREMONIAL UNIFORM, c.1850s. Quarter plate daguerreotype, full-length monochrome portrait with ceremonial dress and sword, some cleaning marks, unsealed, in red leather side-hinged case with Kilburn's 234 Regents Street address

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown c.1840s PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY, c.1850. Sixth plate English daguerreotype, in a plain gilt mount with oval aperture, showing a young lady in a chequered dress holding a book on her lap, sat on a sofa, reminiscent of the furnishing in Claudet's studio, housed in maroon leather

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1840s ADELAIDE WAUGH, HARRIETT GREGOR & CHARLOTTE WESTROPP, Ireland, c.1840s. Monochromatic quarter plate daguerreotype, in plain gilt mount with oval aperture and housed in a deep maroon leather, side-hinged case, with a small label identifying the group verso Group portrait

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1866)

Edouard Clément (active 1857-1866) FAMILY PORTRAIT, c.1860. A quarter plate daguerreotype, with well-preserved photographers label verso, and later label with manuscript title in ink identifying the sitters as Marcus Prague, his wife Henriette and his son Hippolyte, some significant tarnishing to

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1890)

Charles Karl Durheim (1810-1890) FAMILY PORTRAIT, c. 1850, quarter plate daguerreotype, showing two parents and presumably their son stood behind them, some heavy tarnishing to peripheries of image, in a bevelled gilt mount, resealed, and with later frame and maker's label intact verso, a rare image

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1886)

Martin Laroche [William Henry Silvester] (1814-1886) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, c.1850s, quarter plate, gently hand coloured daguerreotype, in a plain gilt mat with oval aperture and photographers stamp and Oxford Street Address in low margin, housed in a side-hinged maroon leather case. Martin

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1879)

Olivier François Xavier Sarony (1820-1879) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, 1851, quarter plate portrait of a seated gentlemen, some tarnishing to the peripheries of the plate and light haze, in a bevelled gilt mount and wall hanging frame, with Mr Sarony's Photographic Portraits label affixed verso

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1891)

William Edward Kilburn (1818-1891) PORTRAIT OF CAPTAIN ALFRED ROYER (1815-1874) R.N, sixth plate hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of Captain Alfred Royer R.N. (1815-1874) Commander of the training ship Conway. His wife Hannah daughter of William and Hannah Hemp. Superintendent of the Conway

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1901)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) PORTRAIT OF A MATRIARCH, c.1850, exquisitely hand-coloured sixth plate daguerreotype, of an elderly woman in 3/4 profile, seated; the sheen of her satin dress and violet-blue sky backdrop make for an exceptionally fine daguerreotype rendering, in plain matt with

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1867)

Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867) A PORTRAIT OF ARTHUR JAMES LEWIS, c.1850, elegantly hand-coloured half plate daguerreotype of a seated gentleman, holding his top hat, housed in a deep side hinged, maroon leather case, with Claudet's 167 Regent St. The Quadrant address, later note affixed

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerreian Unknown c.1851

Daguerreian Unknown, c.1851 FAMILY PORTRAIT, c.1851. Hand coloured three-quarter plate daguerreotype, plate size approx 6" x 5", in a bevelled gilt and tortoiseshell mount with oval aperture, with original backing paper and seals seemingly intact, dated in crayon verso, and in an ebonized wood

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1901)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) PORTRAIT OF CHARLES ROBERT LESLIE, c.1850s. Monochromatic quarter plate vignetted daguerreotype portrait, with a plain brass matt and oval aperture, housed in a side-hinged maroon leather case, with J.E Mayall Daguerreotype Institution 234 Regent Street & 433 West

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1888)

Richard Beard Att. (1802-1888) PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL c.1842-1850. An exquisitely hand-coloured sixth plate daguerreotype of a young girl in a green dress, with red necklace and in front of a rich blue cloud backdrop, in a plain gilt matt with rectangular arched aperture, and maroon leather

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1895)

Jeremiah Gurney (1812-1895) TWO SISTERS c.1853. A half-plate, hand-coloured daguerreotype portrait, with decorative gilt mat, photographers stamp recto, housed in a side-hinged, push-button, maroon leather case, embossed with floral design. These children are clearly from the higher stratum of

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1888)

Richard Beard Att. (1802-1888) PORTRAITS OF GENTLEMAN, c.1840s, two early ninth-plate portrait daguerreotypes, one example in an elaborate and decorative oversized Beard Patentee mount, and the other in a plain Beard Patentee mount, each housed in red leather Wharton cases with lower hinges and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1871)

Thomas R. Williams (1825-1871) PORTRAIT OF A LADY, c.1854. Sixth plate daguerreotype, with some gilt accents, in a plain brass matt, and red leather side hinged cased stamped with the photographers 234 Regents Street Studio address

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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American Daguerreian Unknown c.1844

American Daguerreian Unknown c.1844 THE PUPIL AND PERSONAL TUTOR, c.1844. American half-plate daguerreotype, in a plain gilt mount with rectangular aperture, the student appears lost in contemplation, whilst the master, with a penetrating stare, holds a book with a hand resting upon the text. in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Daguerrian Unknown c.1840s

Daguerrian Unknown c.1840s PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, c.1840s, a good half plate daguerreotype, with a blueish hue to the plate, and gentle hand colouring to skin tones, in a paper mount with hand-lined mat, backed and sealed in a red decorative floral patterned paper, housed in half morocco, side

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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1901)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) THE QUIZZICAL CLERIC, c.1853, half plate daguerreotype portrait, in a plain brass mount with side opening maroon leather case, stamped in gilt 'Daguerreotype Institution, Prof, Highscool, 433 West Strand

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 1 Dec 2021