Daguerreotype of a woman wearing a floral checked patterned blouse. The woman looks straight ahead at the camera and holds a baby on her lap. The baby wears a dress with a light colored dot pattern. The portrait is in front of a plain grey background. The daguerreotype is an a black painted wood frame with decorative painted gold edging in the center around the photograph. The back of the frame features a carved scroll and floral motif. The paint has worn off at the raised edges of the design.


  • Title: Daguerreotype of a woman with a child on her lap
  • Date Created: 1839-1865
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W x D: 3 11/16 × 3 1/4 × 1/2 in. (9.4 × 8.3 × 1.3 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Photography, Women, Children, Motherhood
  • Medium: silver on copper photographic plates with wood

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