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Portrait of a Boy with Gold-Mining Toys. By James Ford, 1854, J.P. Getty Museum

Portrait of a Boy with Gold-Mining Toys; Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - James M. Ford (American, 1827 - about March - September Daguerreotype, hand-colored;

Late 1850s? Lady with bonnet veil - NOT mourning.

Late -- lady with bonnet veil - NOT mourning, as well as African-American maid, and pet dog.

Unknown (American). Two Young Men, ca. 1850. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.  Gift of Herbert Mitchell, 2001 (2001.714). #love

Among the many momentous social transformations generated by photography& invention was the possibility of self-representation by a large variety of groups previously excluded from official portraiture

Occupation. Tintype portrait of a bearded gentleman,  holding a leather mallet in one hand an chisel in other, seated on an early daguerreotype camera. ca 1860s

[tintype portrait of a bearded gentleman, holding a leather mallet in one hand an chisel in other, seated on an early daguerreotype camera] via Cowan’