This 1/6 plate Daguerreotype shows three children. There is no indormation associated with the portrait such as location on date. We do not know where it was taken, but would guess priobanly the early 50s. The 1840s is possible, but the early 50s would seem more likely. We have no idea who the children are, but they look about 6-12 years old. The children almost certainly are siblings given their coordinated outfits. The girls wear matching plaid dresses. The boy wears a different plaid shirt. Note the collars do not match the rest of the shirt/dresses. I am not entirely sure how these garments were consdtructed. Was the collar dewn onlt the shirt/dresses or was it part of an undershirt. Also notice the different hair dos. The curls have center parts. The portrait It is preserved in a geometric union case.
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