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D413. Sixth-plate post mortem daguerreotype of mother and child identified on case as “Catherine Wagner, Mother-Mary E. Hacker? Photo of baby in death.” Resealed, housed in a half leather case. VG. $650

Post Mortem Ambrotype
Amb122. Sixth-plate ambrotype post mortem of a young child, flowers in her hand. Housed in a half leather case. VG. $350

 
D888. French tinted post mortem daguerreotype in frame. The child is dressed in fine clothes and laid out on a bench for visitors to see. The plate measures 4″ x 4.75″ matted to 5″ x 5.875.” The frame is 7.75″ x 8.5.” VG. $1850


D891. Sixth-plate post-mortem daguerreotype of child laid out in coffin. Some wipes around top not where it counts. Resealed, housed in a wallet-like brown velvet case with a couple of tears on cover flap. Clasp works. G. $650


D899. Sixth-plate post-mortem daguerreotype of elderly woman. Old reseal, housed in a full leather case. G. $325


D1001. Sixth-plate post-mortem daguerreotype of a mother holding her infant. The look on her face tells us the child is deceased. Resealed, housed in a full leather case. VG. $300


PMTT4. Very poignant cdv-sized post-mortem tintype in paper mat identified as “Baby daughter of Ellen & Emory Goddard. Grace Goddard died in infancy.” The family was from Worcester County, Massachusetts. VG. $150