James Howie Junior (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Untitled, Portrait of a seated lady with her hands clasped
Daguerreotype, mid 1840s
In a full leather case, with weak hinge.

Embossed in plush pad is the photographer's stamp, "Howie Junior / Princes Edin / Photographer". Throughout the 1840s and 1850s there were a surprising number of daguerreotype and colotype studios on Princes Street in Edinburgh. These included James Howie and James Howie Junior.

With delicate hand-tinting and gold highlights on the subject's face, hands, and jewelry.

Size:1/6th plate
No. 26.113
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