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The Pook #174258 03/05/08 11:21 PM
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The frame is great. Is he a relative?

Zed #174261 03/06/08 12:14 AM
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I think it's Severus Snape.


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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.

The Pook #176434 04/27/08 10:54 PM
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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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