Important Daguerreotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

By Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is delighted to offer a selection of important daguerreotypes from the celebrated collection of Stanley B. Burns, MD.  Collected with passion over the last four decades, this extraordinary group of daguerreotypes features among other subjects astonishing medical studies, occupational portraits, post-mortems, architectural studies, and gold rush era landscapes and cityscapes.  Well-known to many after years of exhibition and publication, this extraordinary selection of daguerreotypes is presented at auction for the first time. 

View the full collection here.

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Photographs
5 October New York
On View: 30 September - 4 October 2017

 

Please visit our Photographs department page to contact a specialist, or email photographsny@sothebys.com.


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