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ORIGINAL DAGUERREOTYPE OF D B HOFFMAN c. 1860

Hoffman, D B

Publication Date: 1860
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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Daguerrotype is 4-1/4 x 3-1/4 with copper decorative matte and border, housed in original gutta percha case showing , on both sides, Cupid and an antlered deer with floral border. Case is 5 x4 inches. Case has both working hinges, one chip near hinge about 1 inch long and 1/3rd inch wide and one chip on top edge about 1/4" around. Originally a second daguerrotype (likely Hoffman's wife) was in the case and is now gone. c. 1860. Image shows Mr. Hoffman clasping his hand in full dress suit shown from hips up. On slip of paper glued to rear of image us written: "D. B. Hoffman, second husband of Sara Ann Martin (Manning). Image is Good, one slight vertical scratch , one tiny chip on top right corner; matting is just beginning to turn green in spots. Bookseller Inventory # a91130

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Title: ORIGINAL DAGUERREOTYPE OF D B HOFFMAN c. ...

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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