Mathew Brady Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Father & Son
Quarter plate daguerreotype of a father and son produced by renowned photographer, Matthew Brady. The gentleman and his son are vividly hand-tinted, creating almost life-like skin tones. The young boy admiringly places his hand on his father's shoulder and grasps a small walking cane. Housed in full, pressed-paper, push-button case, with interior velvet lining stamped Brady's Gallery/ 359 Broadway, New York.
Some dust that can easily be removed from the image, but it still has its original seals intact. There is some corrosion on the mat, but it does not affect the image. The case is in very good condition.