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M.A. Root's Daguerrian Gallery Token & Award c.1850

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    Posted 8 years ago

    rniederman
    (311 items)

    Daguerrian tokens are difficult to find and I managed to acquire two nice examples recently. Shown here is a fine c.1850 token for M.A. Root's gallery also noting that he won a 'first premium' award for his daguerreotypes.

    This is the same gallery mentioned in the "Daguerreotypist" story in my other CW post at: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/64571-the-daguerreotypist--a-story-from-the-1?in=user

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      I too like photo ephemera-- I don't collect the cameras, but this type of item looks great with antique images as well.

      Thanks for sharing,

      scott
    2. rniederman rniederman, 8 years ago
      Thanks mrcolorz!
    3. rniederman rniederman, 8 years ago
      Thanks, Scott ... I agree these go great with antique images!
    4. rniederman rniederman, 8 years ago
      Thanks officialfuel, JohnK, and packrat-place!
    5. rniederman rniederman, 7 years ago
      Thanks, f64imager!
    6. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, aghcollect and vetraio50!
    7. rniederman rniederman, 4 years ago
      Thanks, SpiritBear!
    8. rniederman rniederman, 4 years ago
      Thanks, ttomtucker!

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