A portrait of two gentleman in top hats with a seated lady, a characterful and original Daguerreotype Photograph c1840-1860.
Leather back case with its beautiful gold metal decorative border.
Measures: 9.5cm x 8cm wide.
The Daguerreotype was the first type of commercially produced photograph,c1840 . A process that resulted in accurate and sharp images on a silvered copper plate. They were popular amongst the upper classes for Portrait photography as they were expensive to produce.
In good original condition with aged patina.