Lot 5
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Jeremiah Gurney

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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11,875 USD
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Description

  • Jeremiah Gurney
  • Finely Dressed Free African American Woman
  • Ful plate daguerreotype
  • Whole-plate
whole-plate daguerreotype, hand-tinted and with gilt detail, stamped 'J. Gurney' and '349 Broadway' on the mat, cased, 1850s

Exhibited

Haifa, The Center for the Study of the United States at Haifa University, A Dream Deferred: A Photographic History of the African American Experience 1848-1928, November 2002 - February 2003

Indiana State Museum, Shadows & Substance: African American Images from the Burns Archive, January - May 2009

Albany, New York State Museum, Shadows & Substance: African American Images from the Burns Archive, October 2011 - March 2012

Literature

Stanley B. Burns, Mirror Mirror: The Burns Collection Daguerreotypes (New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2012), pl. 31

'The Collection of Stanley B. Burns, M. D.,' Aperture 124, Connoisseurs & Collections, Summer 1991, p. 45

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