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      Greg French Early Photographyspecializing in nineteenth - century photographs
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THE SMILING BRIDE

She has a gleam in her eye and her head is tilted. She offers us a smile in this beautifully lit, full length daguerreotype.

THOMAS FARIS. Worked as a daguerreian in various locations in Cincinnati, and later expanding to New York City. There is a long biography about him in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry, by John Craig.

There is a note that came with this image. Please see scans.

HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY FARIS OF CINCINNATI
$3800. USD
THE SMILING BRIDE
SIZE
Half plate.
HOUSING
Split full case.
CONDITION
We have resealed this with museum glass, which is anti-reflective. Mat abrasions at top. Other light mat abrasions. Tiny green corrosive spot on her shoulder.
APPEARANCE
Masterful execution. Bright. Great lighting. Great pose.

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