Item: Rembrandt Peale daguerreotype portrait

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Record Number: 5974
Box/Case: 6A Special
Folder: 33
Reproduction restrictions: None
Depicted: Rembradt Peale, 1778-1860
Photographer: Root, Samuel
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1855
Original Format: Photographs › Daguerreotype
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 14 by 17.2 cm
Dimensions of image, 5 1/2 by 6 3/4 in
Dimensions of frame, 28 by 34.5 by 4.5 cm
Dimensions of frame, 11 1/32 by 13 19/32 in
Image description: Image: Full plate; Man with white hair with face in half-profile, wearing spectacles, a dark buttoned-up double-breasted jacket, a wide light colored tie, with collar points upturned, with one hand tucked inside his jacket. Preserver: [none]. Mat: Oval with matte finish and ornate (late 1850s).