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Seated woman in profile with painted cloud backdrop
  • Seated woman in profile with painted cloud backdrop
  • Seated woman in profile with painted cloud backdrop
  • Seated woman in profile with painted cloud backdrop

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Alan Johanson
I just now happened upon your nice web site. Did you attend the Society's meeting in NYC last fall? We purchased a very nice Kilburn there, and the lady in it closely resembles this one.
   

 

Seated woman in profile with painted cloud backdrop

Object Type
Daguerreotype with applied colour
Photographer
Possibly William Kilburn, 234 Regent Street, London
Active Period
Active at this address 1852-55
Date
February 1854 (inscribed in ink verso ‘Feby 54’
Country
England
Category
Women
Plate Size
1/9th plate (5 x 6 cm)
Picture Details
1/9th plate in an elliptical brass matt in a plain leather case
Object ID
UK.0015

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This record last updated on 27 November 2014

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