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#174258 - 03/05/08 06:21 PM Re: Pinchbeck [Re: The Pook]
Zed Offline

Registered: 08/27/02
Posts: 2154
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
The frame is great. Is he a relative?

#174261 - 03/05/08 07:14 PM Re: Pinchbeck [Re: Zed]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
I think it's Severus Snape.
formerly known as etaoin...

#174265 - 03/05/08 09:36 PM Re: Pinchbeck [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
The Pook Offline
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Registered: 02/20/08
Posts: 1067
Loc: Tasmania
Originally Posted By: etaoin
I think it's Severus Snape.

So did I! That's what I captioned it with on my dating photos page for 1840-1860 - Dating Photos 1840s-1860

Originally Posted By: Zed
is it a relative?

Sadly I don't have any daguerreotypes of relatives. I have no idea who it is. I bought him on ebay (where else?). The oldest photos of relatives I have only go back to the 1860s and are collodion prints on paper.

#176434 - 04/27/08 06:54 PM Re: Pinchbeck [Re: The Pook]
tsuwm Offline
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I bubble this thread up today because I opened Daniel Pinchbeck's 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl last night and discovered this line: "For a few years, I flourished in the hectic hothouse and pinchbeck glitter of the "roaring eighties."

ol' Daniel must have really gloried in that usage.

-joe (gaudy) friday

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