Sat, 12th Dec 2020 10:00

Fine Art & Antiques

Lot 2327

Sold for £2,000

Lot details

An Antoine Claudet tinted stereoscopic portrait daguerreotype of a family group, together with a beechwood stereoscopic slide viewer (2)

Antoine Claudet (1797-1867) was a French photographer who studied under pioneer Louis Daguerre, and was one of the first people to practice daguerreotype portraiture in England after opening a London studio in 1841. By adapting the sensitizing process he could produce images quickly and was frequented by many famous Victorians. Claudet is also credited with the idea of using painted backdrops for his shots.

Condition report

Glass cracked to extremities.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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