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[Portrait of an unidentified man, possibly an Irish emigrant]
Sixth-plate daguerreotype in union case made by Holmes, Booth & Hayden, a Cincinnati firm which distributed throughout the United States. The cover has a design 'The Highland Hunter', based on an engraving by the Irish-born artist, Francis Humphreys, which was published in 1857; Humphreys worked in Cincinnati for a period.
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A copy of this item is also available on colour transparency (call no Trans 68).
Physical description: 1 photograph : sixth-plate daguerreotype ; [ca. cm 9.5 x cm 8.5].
Citations/References: "Treasures of the National Library of Ireland", Boyne Valley Honey Company, 1994, pp. 112, 113.
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