Lot 45
  • 45

Nathaniel C. Jaquith

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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4,375 USD
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Description

  • Nathaniel C. Jaquith
  • Pharmacist with Mortar & Pestle
  • 1/6 plate daguerreotype
sixth-plate daguerreotype, cased, the photographer's credit and '98 B.WAY' stamped on the mat, 1850s

Provenance

Acquired circa 1980

Literature

Stanley B. Burns, Ophthalmology: A Photographic History 1845-1945, Volume 1 (New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2009), pl. 1

Stanley B. Burns, Mirror Mirror: The Burns Collection Daguerreotypes (New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2012), pl. 108

Catalogue Note

Nathaniel C. Jaquith (also spelled Jacquith) was an active daguerreian in New York City between 1849 and 1860.  According to Craig’s Daguerreian Registry, Jaquith was listed at 98 Broadway in lower Manhattan until 1857.
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