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Lot 0092
THIS IS A GENEROUS DONATION FROM DENNIS WATERS.

Quarter plate Daguerreotype. Full case. Stamped in the brass mat, at lower left: "C.H. Williamson." Animated study of a father and child, in embrace, and both looking right at the camera. The facial tint is superb and the vignette effect is stunning.

The donors write: "Charles Williamson and his brother Edward were preeminent in their ability to produce a dazzling dark gray tone consistently that is rarely seen...Their professional use of an artistic palette of wide-ranging hues was unsurpassed. The sensibilities and skills they used to create marvelous relationships while posing their subjects astounds (us)...".

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FATHER EMBRACING BABY BY WILLIAMSON

Estimate $1,500 - $1,800Oct 23, 2016
Cecil, PA, USA