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[Young Woman with Elbow Resting on Small Pile of Books and Head on Hand]

[Young Woman with Elbow Resting on Small Pile of Books and Head on Han...

Picryl description: Public domain daguerreotype photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front

Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front

Photographer unidentified. Case: floral motif. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Transfer; Manuscript Division; 20... More

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length, seated on upholstered bench, facing front, holding books]

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length,...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: metal case with leather insert, variant of Rinhart 90, Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Europe, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Europe, free to use, no copyright ...

Public domain photo of a 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Europe, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Europe, free to use, no copyright ...

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Portrait of a man with moustache and glasses, crossing his arms over his chest.

Portrait of a man with moustache and glasses, crossing his arms over h...

Portrait of a man with moustache and glasses, crossing his arms over his chest.

Portrait of a man with moustache, seated, holding a pipe

Portrait of a man with moustache, seated, holding a pipe

Portrait of a man with moustache, seated, holding a pipe The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widel... More

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Untitled (Portrait of Seated Man)

Untitled (Portrait of Seated Man)

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1844.Print Date: ca. 1844.Process: daguerreotype.Credit Line: Gift of Stanley B. Burns ... More

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

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[Portrait of an unidentified woman with two parts in her hair] / C. Fischer.

[Portrait of an unidentified woman with two parts in her hair] / C. Fi...

Case: scroll design. "C. Fischer, 1845" engraved on the daguerreotype plate. "C. Fischer" may be a pseudonym for a German person of nobility. Purchase; 2007; (DLC/PP-2007:103.3). Forms part of: Daguerreotype c... More

[Portrait of a young man wearing a string tie]

[Portrait of a young man wearing a string tie]

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

Case: Burns's Monument. Label attached to case: By W.Y. McAllister about 1845. Label attached to case: N.W. Chestnut & Strawberry. Title etched on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:126). For... More

[Unidentified cadet in Virginia Military Institute uniform]

[Unidentified cadet in Virginia Military Institute uniform]

Case: Rinhart, no. 138 (reverse image). Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Bill Turner, La... More

Robley Dunglison, M.D. / engraved by A.H. Ritchie ; from a daguerreotype by M.P. Simons.

Robley Dunglison, M.D. / engraved by A.H. Ritchie ; from a daguerreoty...

Half-length portrait, facing front. The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widely used in the mid-19t... More

[Portrait of a Seated Black Man]

[Portrait of a Seated Black Man]

Public domain portrait photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Unidentified man, possibly Hosea Curtice, seated in chair, facing front]

[Unidentified man, possibly Hosea Curtice, seated in chair, facing fro...

No electronic surrogate available. Case: back only Rinhart 144. Stamped on brass mat: Senter, Auburn. Paper note with daguerreotype: "Hosea Curtice." Transfer, Mauscript Division (Cooper Curtice Papers); 2001; ... More

Portrait of a Man - American 19th century

Portrait of a Man - American 19th century

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[Portrait of a Seated Man with Chin Beard in Top Hat Holding Walking Stick]

[Portrait of a Seated Man with Chin Beard in Top Hat Holding Walking S...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Portrait of a Woman]

[Portrait of a Woman]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Classroom in the Emerson School for Girls

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Classroom in the Emerson School for Girls

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Two Young Girls

Portrait of Two Young Girls

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1850.Print Date: ca. 1850.Process: daguerreotype.Credit Line: Gift of Stanley B. Burns .... More

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Charles Sumner, 19th century

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Charles Sumner, 19th century

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Miss Hodges of Salem

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Miss Hodges of Salem

Public domain reproduction of portrait print, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widely used in the mid-19th century. The p... More

Possibly later combination of European plate and Anglo-American mat / frame

Possibly later combination of European plate and Anglo-American mat / ...

Possibly later combination of European plate and Anglo-American mat / frame

Portrait of an elderly woman with a bonnet, seated, resting her left arm on a table.

Portrait of an elderly woman with a bonnet, seated, resting her left a...

Portrait of an elderly woman with a bonnet, seated, resting her left arm on a table.

[Portrait of a Man]

[Portrait of a Man]

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, wearing white lace cap, with hands together]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left,...

Alternative identification: Mary Woodburn Greeley. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Same sitter as DAG no. 393. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Con... More

Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1852.Print Date: ca. 1852.Process: daguerreotype.Credit Line: Gift of Stanley B. Burns ... More

Untitled (Wedding Portrait)

Untitled (Wedding Portrait)

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Woman in coiffed hair with comb, and boy, possibly her son]

[Woman in coiffed hair with comb, and boy, possibly her son]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Woman in Black Taffeta Dress and Lace Shawl]

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Woman in Black Taffeta Dress and Lace Shawl]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Jesse Little, Cabinet Maker, St. Louis

Jesse Little, Cabinet Maker, St. Louis

Portrait of Jesse Little, a cabinet maker in St. Louis.Title: Jesse Little, Cabinet Maker, St. Louis.

John F. Altemus - Daguerreotype portrait

John F. Altemus - Daguerreotype portrait

Portrait of John F. Altemus, proprietor of a Gents Furnishing Store at 26 N. Third Street. He sits with his hands folded. The daguerreotype is in its original case.Title: John F. Altemus.

Rev. Artemus Bullard, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. Killed in the Gasconade Bridge disaster, 1 November 1855

Rev. Artemus Bullard, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. Ki...

Portrait of Reverend Artemus Bullard, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in ST. Louis. He was killed in the Gasconade Bridge disaster which occurred on November 1st, 1855.Title: Rev. Artemus Bullard, Pasto... More

St. Louis Court House showing unfinished portion of new building and old court house

St. Louis Court House showing unfinished portion of new building and o...

The St. Louis Court House. Unfinished portion and Old Court House.Title: St. Louis Court House showing unfinished portion of new building and old court house.

Unknown maker, American - Portrait of Unidentified Daguerreotypist - Google Art Project

Unknown maker, American - Portrait of Unidentified Daguerreotypist - G...

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

First portrait photo Daguerre Huet

First portrait photo Daguerre Huet

Le plus ancien portrait photographique conservé est attribué à Louis Daguerre et est intitulé « M. Huet 1837 » Čeština: 1837 - Daguerre pořídil první portrétní daguerrotypii ("M. Huet 1837", 5,8 × 4,5 cm), po... More

Isaac Phillips 1812-1889

Isaac Phillips 1812-1889

Isaac Phillips LIFE SPAN 1812-1889 ARTIST Unknown PHOTOGRAPH DATE 1850-1865 MEDIUM Daguerreotype DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. REPOSITORY American Jewish Historical Society

Maun-gua-daus - Daguerreotype portrait

Maun-gua-daus - Daguerreotype portrait

Maun-gua-daus (or Maun-gwa-daus) alias George Henry (born ca. 1807), original chief of the Ojibwa Nation of Credit (Upper Canada) and interpreter employed by Indian Affairs Français : Maun-gua-daus (ou Maun-g... More

SanFranciscoharbor1851c sharp - Daguerreotype portrait

SanFranciscoharbor1851c sharp - Daguerreotype portrait

San Francisco harbor at Yerba Buena Cove in 1850 or 1851 — with Yerba Buena Island, and Berkeley Hills, in the background. Daguerrotype, from during the California Gold Rush. Română: Portul San Francisco (G... More

Sutters Mill - Daguerreotype portrait

Sutters Mill - Daguerreotype portrait

"Photomechanical reproduction of the 1850(?) daguerreotype by R. H. Vance shows James Marshall standing in front of Sutter's sawmill, Coloma, California, where he discovered gold." Person depicted is most likel... More

[Robert Cornelius, self-portrait; believed to be the earliest extant American portrait photo]

[Robert Cornelius, self-portrait; believed to be the earliest extant A...

Daguerre announced his invention of a photographic method to the French Academy of Sciences in August 1839. That October, a young Philadelphian, Robert Cornelius, working out of doors to take advantage of the l... More

[Unidentified man with moustache, half-length portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man with moustache, half-length portrait, full face]

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8554. Transfer; Manuscript Division. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Records, 1792-1964 (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Li... More

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, ...

Photographer unidentified. Case: double case, variant of Rinhart 139. Scratched on back of plate: L.F. Accompanying note: Lyman Fiske, father, Harrison Grey Fiske. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1962; (DLC/PP-1... More

[Portsmouth Square, San Francisco, California]

[Portsmouth Square, San Francisco, California]

Case: delicate roses, variant. Attribution to McIntyre and year photographed from Mike Robinson, Daguerreian Annual, 2013. Signs in image include: California Restaurant, Book and Job Printing, Louisiana, Socied... More

[Roger S. Baldwin, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left]

[Roger S. Baldwin, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left...

Whig Senator from Connecticut, 1847-1851; Governor of Connecticut, 1844-1846. Scratched on back of plate: 5; Sen. Baldwin, Con. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotyp... More

[Cassius Marcellus Clay, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Cassius Marcellus Clay, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the r...

U.S. Minister to Russia. Scratched on back of plate: Cassius M. Clay. Column in background indicates could possibly be by Southworth and Hawes. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part ... More

[Unidentified man in Middle Eastern costume with arm around boy, full-length portrait]

[Unidentified man in Middle Eastern costume with arm around boy, full-...

Public domain portrait photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to left, leaning against pillow of which ticking appears in lower left corner]

[Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to lef...

President of the United States. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Occupational portrait of a cooper, three-quarter length, with barrel and tools]

[Occupational portrait of a cooper, three-quarter length, with barrel ...

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, variant of Rinhart 114. Possibly a copy daguerreotype. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.19). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Lib... More

portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widely used in the mid-19th century. The p... More

Portrait of unknown man. Creator unknown, undated.

Portrait of unknown man. Creator unknown, undated.

Portrait of unknown man. Creator unknown, undated. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Portrait of a seated woman in patterned dress]

[Portrait of a seated woman in patterned dress]

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and the boy are seated in chairs]

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and t...

Scratched on back of plate: 302. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Scratched on back of plate: 312. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Edwin Forrest, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to the right, with side whiskers]

[Edwin Forrest, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to the ...

Actor. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Unidentified portrait], Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

[Unidentified portrait], Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

Photographer unidentified. No image visible. Scratched on back of plate: 242. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Charles Edwin West, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Charles Edwin West, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

President of Rutger's College. Scratched on face of plate: 4; West. Scratched on back of plate: 168; West, Rutgers Ins. NY. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype co... More

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the ...

Alternative identification: Alexander Hamilton Stephens; A.H. Stephenson (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 274; A.H. Stephens. Scratched on back of plate: 118; A.H. Stevenson, Va. Transfer; U.S. War College... More

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Albert Sands Southworth

Josiah Johnson Hawes - Albert Sands Southworth

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Three Planters], 19th century

[Three Planters], 19th century

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Portrait of a Couple in Suriname

Portrait of a Couple in Suriname

The young man is the 33-year-old Ghana-born Johannes Ellis, his wife the Surinamese Maria Louisa de Hart, then aged 19. The couple’s dress is rich and fashionable. According to tradition, the portrait dates fro... More

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

From Brady daguerreotype. LC-BH821-6628. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Mrs. Maria Poe Clemm, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Mrs. Maria Poe Clemm, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Reproduction from daguerreotype. Copyright by A.G. Learned. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Portrait of Two Boys

Portrait of Two Boys

Picryl description: Public domain image of composite portrait page, or group portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Unidentified Woman in Nine Oval Views]

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Unidentified Woman in Nine Oval Views]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Daguerreotype plate with no image]

[Daguerreotype plate with no image]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Unidentified Woman], 19th century

Josiah Johnson Hawes - [Unidentified Woman], 19th century

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

Case: front - floral design; back - central circle motif surrounded by scrolls. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.073. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Dague... More

Emlen Cresson & son Willie Prichett Cresson

Emlen Cresson & son Willie Prichett Cresson

Possibly by Samuel Broadbent, based on painted backdrop. Case: flowers in central medallion surrounded by scroll design. Inscribed on case: Mascher's Improved Stereoscope, Philada., Patent March 8, 1853. Paper ... More

Daguerrotyp

Daguerrotyp

Daguerreotyp. Porträtt inom glas och samtida, förgylld ram av mässing. Etikett, skriven av överlämnaren: "Daguerreotypi av fröken Sigrid Charlotta Christina Fleetwood, (dotter till Friherrinnan Chr. Ch. Fleetwo... More

Big Mound, Looking East from Fifth and Mound Streets

Big Mound, Looking East from Fifth and Mound Streets

The Big Mound, looking east from Fifth and Mound Streets. Nine men stand on top of the mound, one in a top hat, while one sits on the mound near the bottom, and three men and a woman sit at the base. Horses wit... More

Children's Chief, (Op-po-noos or Appanoose) Sac and Fox

Children's Chief, (Op-po-noos or Appanoose) Sac and Fox

Portrait of Children's Chief, [Op-po-noos or Appanoose] Sac and Fox. Daguerreotype is in its original case. The words "Easterly" and "Artist" are engraved into the corners of the daguerreotype's frame. This dag... More

Empire Mills, North Broadway and Tyler Streets

Empire Mills, North Broadway and Tyler Streets

Many men with horses and wagons in front of Empire Mills on North Broadway and Tyler Streets. Barrels and sacks also sit in front of the structure. One man sticks his head out of the building near signs that re... More

Fire Engine Dinkey, Union Fire Company

Fire Engine Dinkey, Union Fire Company

Five men with a Fire Engine Dinkey in the street. Other men and boys in the background look on. Portions of the Fire Engine Dinkey and two of the men's hats are colored with gold pigment, and other parts of the... More

Fred Lauman - Daguerreotype portrait

Fred Lauman - Daguerreotype portrait

Portrait of Fred Lauman, proprietor of Livery Stable on Franklin Avenue in St. Louis.Title: Fred Lauman.

Hurst and McCusker Calvary Marble and Stone Works

Hurst and McCusker Calvary Marble and Stone Works

Men and women in front of a building labeled "Hurst and McCusker Calvary Marble and Stone Works." Some of the individuals hold tools, and many tombstones lean up against the structure.Title: Hurst and McCusker ... More

James Kirker (Don Santiago Kirker), King of New Mexico, Indian fighter and trapper. Lived in St. Louis 1817-1821

James Kirker (Don Santiago Kirker), King of New Mexico, Indian fighter...

Portrait of James Kirker, otherwise known as Don Santiago Kirker, King of New Mexico. He was an Indian fighter and trapper who lived in St. Louis from 1817-1821. On this daguerreotype is faint writing which is ... More

John Jacob Lehmanowsky - Daguerreotype portrait

John Jacob Lehmanowsky - Daguerreotype portrait

Portrait of Colonel Lehmanowsky. Along the bottom edge of the daguerreotype the words "Col. Lehmanowsky" are inscribed

Mrs. Charles H. Rigdon and Mrs. John F. Altemus

Mrs. Charles H. Rigdon and Mrs. John F. Altemus

Portrait of Mrs. Charles H. Rigdon and Mrs. John F. Altemus. Each lady wears a bonnet, a scarf that is tacked with a broach. A kerchief sits on Mrs. Rigdon's lap upon which are sandwiches, apples, and other foo... More

Pacific Railroad Locomotive Number Six Gasconade

Pacific Railroad Locomotive Number Six Gasconade

A boy sits on some railroad tracks near the Pacific Railroad locomotive Number Six, Gasconade. An engineer leans out of the window of the locomotive, and some architecture can be seen in the background.Title: P... More

Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga

Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga

The ruins of Fort Ticonderoga.Title: Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga. Public domain photograph of 19th-century daguerreotype portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

St. Louis Court House, showing completed dome

St. Louis Court House, showing completed dome

Men, horses and carriages in front of the St. Louis' Court House with its completed dome.Title: St. Louis Court House, showing completed dome.

Daguerreotype of woman holding cat

Daguerreotype of woman holding cat

this daguerrotype of a woman holding a cat is one of the earliest known photographs of a cat.

John Langdon Sibley 1840s

John Langdon Sibley 1840s

John Langdon Sibley The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widely used in the mid-19th century. The ... More

Möllinger Schloss Thun 750

Möllinger Schloss Thun 750

Daguerrotype photograph of Thun Castle, Sitzerland, taken by Franziska Möllinger c. 1844. It is the only daguerrotype of hers which has been preserved.

Portrait of John Sappington

Portrait of John Sappington

Portrait of John Sappington The daguerreotype method of the photographic process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s. It was the first photographic process and it was widely used in the mid-19th centur... More

SanFrancisco1851a - Daguerreotype portrait

SanFrancisco1851a - Daguerreotype portrait

Portsmouth Square near harbor in 1851 — San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Early daguerrotype. Signs in image include: California Restaurant, Book and Job Printing, Louisiana, Sociedad, Drugs & Medicines Wh... More

Framed oval daguerreotype of Edwin Booth.

Framed oval daguerreotype of Edwin Booth.

Public domain photo of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length port...

Attribution to Nicolas H. Shepherd based on similarity to daguerreotype of Lincoln received as a pair with this portrait. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: variant of Rinhart 219. Facing the light / H. Pfister. Wash... More

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, with side whiskers]

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, ...

Financier. Scratched on face of plate: 159. Scratched on back of plate: 58; Cornelius Vanderbilt. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congr... More

[Henry Peters Gray, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to left]

[Henry Peters Gray, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to left]

Artist. Alternative identifications: Washington Irving; Henry Peter Grey. Scratched on back of plate: 41; H.P. Gray. Hallmark: AB. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreo... More

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Dog

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Dog

Collection of (National Media Museum ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/photography/ ) (photographer unknown)..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain res... More

[Two unidentified women seated on a sofa, two unidentified men standing behind the sofa, with a woman peering over the back of the sofa]

[Two unidentified women seated on a sofa, two unidentified men standin...

Case: gold frame design. Accompanying label on case: "30." An inventory by Marian Carson attributes this daguerreotype to Collins. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:095.3). Forms part of: Daguerreo... More

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, oval frame design. Source unknown. Forms par... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

Case: Rinhart 195. Barboza number: 6019.057. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[View of an unidentified village with ship in background]

[View of an unidentified village with ship in background]

Public domain vintage artistic photograph, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

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