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Marcus Aurelius Root.  
PORTRAIT OF JOHN FRIES FRAZER (1812-1872).  
1/4 plate daguerreotype.  Circa 1840's. 
This is a strong portrait of a man who, despite being little known,  is very important in the history of photography.   
Frazer made the first translation of Daguerre's official manual to appear in the United States, October, 1839.  
He was also a Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.  
$10,000.00

 

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Two Brothers, Classic Image, Large. 
1/4 plate daguerreotype. Original seals intact. 
Buttons gold tinted. In half a case. Circa 1850's. 
A wonderful image of sibling friendship and male bonding. 
No apparent scratches or surface marks.   
$300.00

 

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Three Seated Sisters, Charmingly Beautiful Classic Image.   
1/4 plate daguerreotype.  Circa 1840's.
 Resealed on 7/18/86.   In half a case.      
No apparent scratches or surface marks.  
$400.00

 

 

 

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Richard T. Rosenthal
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  April 19, 2014

An  assortment of  19th and 20th century photographs 
taken  by anonymous 
&
  still obscure photographers

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                                                                    by Richard T. Rosenthal. All rights reserved.