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Title Daguerreotype of unidentified young woman, Indianapolis, Indiana, ca. 1855
Description Quarter plate daguerreotype in a full case of an unidentified young woman with pulled back hair, a white collar, and a floral brooch. "Metropolitan Gallery / Indianapolis, Ind" is stamped on the brass mat. Embossed on the back of the leather case is "H. A. Eickmeyer, Patent. Feb. 27, 18??." Patents show that Henry A. Eickmeyer patented this case on February 27, 1855. In 1855 the Metropolitan Gallery was operated by William H. Weeks and Henry W. Mendenhall and located in College Hall at 43 1/2 E. Washington Street.
Place Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States
Creator Metropolitan Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Date 1855, ca.
Year Range Begin 1855
Year Range End 1860
Subjects Daguerreotypes
Portrait photographs
Process Daguerreotypes
Format Quarter plate: 3.25 x 4.25 in.
Collection Name Kurt Schlicht Collection, the Indiana Album
Object ID ia-0120-0001
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