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Complete List of Plates


The following is a complete list of all Daguerreotypes from the exhibit, Secrets of the Dark Chamber.

1) J. K. Andrus active 1850s, Man with Letters
ca. 1845, quarter plate daguerreotype, Private collection

2) Rufus Anson active NYC, 1851–67, Young Girl with Chair
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Gary W. Ewer

3) Platt D. Babbitt active 1855–78, N.Y., Niagara Falls
ca. 1854, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

4) James Presley Ball 1825–ca. 1904, Myers & Co. Confectioners
1850, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

5) Bell & Clayton active 1850s Philadelphia, White Poodle
ca. 1850s, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

6) Samuel Bemis 1789–1881, Crawford's Notch (House)
1840–41, whole plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

7) Samuel Bemis 1789–1881, View of King's Chapel Burying Ground, Boston
1840–41, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

8) Mathew Brady 1823–96, Three Men and a Document
n.d., half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

9) Mathew Brady 1823–96, Young Boy
1854, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of LaPlaca Productions, New York City

10) attributed to D.C. Collins active 1840s–50s, Three-part study of Hiram Power's "The Greek Slave"
three sixth plate daguerreotypes, The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photography

11) Thomas M. Easterly 1809–82, Big Mound During Destruction
1869, half plate daguerreotype, Missouri Historical Society

12) Thomas M. Easterly 1809–82, Railroad Trestle across Cahokia Creek
ca. 1855, half plate daguerreotype, Missouri Historical Society

13) Henry Fitz, Jr. 1808–63, Portrait of a Man (Self-Portrait?)
1840, eighth plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

14) Henry Fitz, Jr. 1808–63, Self-Portrait
November 1839, sixth plate daguerreotype, Division of Photographic History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

15) John H. Fitzgibbon 1816?–82, Portrait of Kno-Shr, Kansas Chief
ca. 1853, three/quarters plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

16) Charles H. Fontayne 1814–58 and William Southgate Porter 1822–1889, President of fraternal order
half plate daguerreotype, Collection of James and Susan Sanders

17) Jeremiah Gurney 1812–after 1886, Boy with Hat Leaning on a Pedestal
half plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

18) Jeremiah Gurney 1812–after 1886, Mrs. Edward Cooper and Son Peter (Pierre) Who Died
half plate daguerreotype, The New-York Historical Society, New York, N.Y.

19) Jeremiah Gurney 1812–after 1886, Woman and Child
sixth plate daguerreotype Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.58

20) Alexander Hesler 1823–1895, Woman at a Mirror
1856, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

21) George H. Johnson ca. 1823–79, Mining and Assorted Activity on the American River, near Sacramento
ca. 1852, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

22) Frederick Langenheim 1809–1897, Self-Portrait
after 1846, half plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

23) Attributed to William Lewis 1791–1879 and William Henry Lewis 1817–1879 and/or Richard A. Lewis 1820–91, Chatham Square, New York
ca. 1853, half plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

24) William C. Mayhew active ca. 1844 N.Y., The Sitgreaves Expedition
1850, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of R. Bruce Duncan

25) Russell A. Miller active 1853–55, 1863–73, Painter and Backdrop
ca. 1853–55, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Chris Steele

26) Henry Coit Perkins 1804–73, Jail on Auburn Street, Newburyport
ca. 1839, quarter plate daguerreotype, Historical Society of Old Newbury

27) Henry Coit Perkins 1804–73, Titcomb Street Church, Newburyport
ca. 1839, quarter plate daguerreotype, Historical Society of Old Newbury

28) Henry Coit Perkins 1804–73, View of Newburyport Looking Northward from Harris Street Church
ca. 1839, approximate whole plate daguerreotype, Historical Society of Old Newbury

29) John Plumbe, Jr. 1809 Wales–1857 USA, Old Patent Office Building
ca. 1846, half plate daguerreotype, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

30) John Plumbe, Jr. 1809 Wales–1857 USA, The Buckeye Triplets (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Raymond)
ca. 1845, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Joan Murray

31) John Plumbe, Jr. 1809 Wales–1857 USA, United States Capitol
ca. 1846, half plate daguerreotype, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

32) William Southgate Porter 1822–89 Double Portrait
n.d., half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

33) Marcus Aurelius Root 1808–88, Little Blue Girl
ca. 1850, ninth plate daguerreotype, Collection of the George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.

34) Marcus Aurelius Root 1808–88, Portrait of Albert Pritchard Root Asleep by the Flag
ca. 1850 quarter plate daguerreotype, The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photography

35) Marcus Aurelius Root 1808–88 Portrait of Anthony Pritchard
quarter plate daguerreotype, The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photography

36) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Bayard Taylor
ca. 1851, sixth plate daguerreotype, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of I.N. Phelps Stokes, Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1937 (37.14.29)

37) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901 Daniel Webster
ca. 1850, whole plate daguerreotype, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Edward Southworth Hawes, in memory of his father, Josiah Johnson Hawes, 43.1402a

38) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Painted Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart
1853, whole plate daguerreotype, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Richard Parker in Memory of Herman Parker, 1994.119

39) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Lemuel Shaw, 1781–1861
1851, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1938 (38.34)

40) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Lola Montez
1851, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of I.N. Phelps Stokes, Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1937. (37.14.41)

41) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, McKay's Shipyard, East Boston
ca. 1855, whole plate daguerreotype, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Richard Parker in Memory of Herman Parker, 1994.124

42) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901 Plaster Mask of Nancy Southworth Hawes
1820–1895, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

43) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, The "Champion of the Seas," East Boston
1854, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of Richard Parker in Memory of Herman Parker, 1994.122

44) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Three Ladies Reading
whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

45) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Young Girl with Hands on Chair
whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Michael Lloyd

46) Albert Sands Southworth 1811–94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes 1808–1901, Young Girl, Hand on Shoulder
whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

47) Hugo Stangenwald 1829–99 and Stephen Goodfellow active 1850s, Wailuku River, Hilo, Hawaii
1853, approximate whole plate daguerreotype, Hawaiian Mission Children's Society Library

48) William Stroud active 1840s–50s Pennsylvania, Firehouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania
1847–48, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

49) Unidentified Artist (Possible) View of the Diggings at Timbuctoo (with horse on ridge)
ca. 1854, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

50) Unidentified Artist Apothecary
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

51) Unidentified Artist Aunt Susan (Mrs. George W. Heath)
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection

52) Unidentified Artist Barn
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

53) Unidentified Artist Boy Leaning Against Bookcase
ca. 1850 sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of William L. Schaeffer

54) Unidentified Artist Boy and Dog Lying on Floor
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of William L. Schaeffer

55) Unidentified Artist California Mining Cemetery
after 1848, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

56) Unidentified Artist Child with Toy Dog
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Charles Schwartz

57) Unidentified Artist Church
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

58) Unidentified Artist Couple
mid 1840s, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection, courtesy of William L. Schaeffer

59) Unidentified Artist Couple (a folk painting)
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Julian Wolff

60) Unidentified Artist Daguerreotype Studio and Stable
after 1848, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

61) Unidentified Artist Daguerreotypist
ca. 1850, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of LaPlaca Productions, New York City

62) Unidentified Artist Dr. J. H. Van Denian
1849 sixth plate daguerreotype Collection of Mr. James Rutkowski

63) Unidentified Artist Dying Boy with Toys
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Grant C. Dinsmore

64) Unidentified Artist Editor
quarter plate daguerreotype Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Charles Isaacs, 1994.80.5

65) Unidentified Artist Edward James Roy, Fifth President of Liberia,
1815–71, sixth plate daguerreotype, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

66) Unidentified Artist Emily Dickinson (1830–86)
ca. 1847–48, sixth plate daguerreotype, Amherst College Library

67) Unidentified Artist Engineering Camp, Copiapo, Chile
ca. 1852, half plate daguerreotype, Private collection, courtesy of William L. Schaeffer

68) Unidentified Artist Falls of Minnehaha
ca. 1855, half plate daguerreotype, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; Museum Purchase, Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund and Museum Purchase Fund

69) Unidentified Artist Family Group
early 1840s, three/quarters plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

70) Unidentified Artist Family Looking at Portrait of Deceased Father
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Julian Wolff

71) Unidentified Artist Frederick A. Douglass
ca. 1848, sixth plate daguerreotype, Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pennsylvania

72) Unidentified Artist George James Webb, Mrs. Webb and daughters Mary Isabella and Caroline Elizabeth Webb
ca. 1845, whole plate daguerreotype, The George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.

73) Unidentified Artist Hat on Chair/Portrait of Man in a Hat
two sixth plate daguerreotypes in double case, Rubel Collection

74) Unidentified Artist House Painter
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

75) Unidentified Artist Hutchinson Family Singers
whole plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

76) Unidentified Artist Koplin & Richards Boot & Shoe Manufactory
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

77) Unidentified Artist Latchmaker
sixth plate daguerreotype, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

78) Unidentified Artist Lepidopterist
sixth plate daguerreotype Division of Photographic History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

79) Unidentified Artist Machinist's Apprentice with File and Gear
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

80) Unidentified Artist Man and Hunting Dog
whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

81) Unidentified Artist Man with a Crooked Cane
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

82) Unidentified Artist Mary Peake
ca. 1860, sixth plate daguerreotype, Hampton University Archives

83) Unidentified Artist Marysville, California Flood
ca. 1851–52, half plate daguerreotype, Private collection

84) Unidentified Artist Masked Woman
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

85) Unidentified Artist Mechanical Loom
ca. 1855, sixth plate daguerreotype, The George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.

86) Unidentified Artist Merino Sheep
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Charles Schwartz

87) Unidentified Artist Miner with Pick and Pistol
ca. 1850, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Mr. James Rutkowski

88) Unidentified Artist Miners in a Clearing
half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Stephen Anaya

89) Unidentified Artist Mother and Son
half plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.192

90) Unidentified Artist New England Town Scene
ca. 1847, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of George S. Whiteley IV

91) Unidentified Artist Nude Child on Table
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Charles Swedlund

92) Unidentified Artist Old Man with Fly
ca. 1850, quarter plate daguerreotype, Private collection

93) Unidentified Artist Painted portrait of a woman/man looking at painted portrait of a woman
two sixth plate daguerreotypes in double case, Collection of Julian Wolff

94) Unidentified Artist Painter
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

95) Unidentified Artist Pastoral Scene
ca. 1856, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of George S. Whiteley IV

96) Unidentified Artist Payne's Oyster Saloon
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

97) Unidentified Artist Plymouth and Kingston Express Wagon
ca. 1848, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection

98) Unidentified Artist Portrait of Martha Pickman Rogers in her Wedding Gown
half plate daguerreotype, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bequest of Maxim Karolik, 64.1910

99) Unidentified Artist Portrait of Two Women
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Mona and Marc Klarman

100) Unidentified Artist Portrait of a Man in Top Hat
ca. 1855, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of George S. Whiteley IV

101) Unidentified Artist Post Mortem
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

102) Unidentified Artist Post-Mortem (Three Brothers)
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

103) Unidentified Artist Preston's Livery Stable, Yuba, California
after 1848, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Stephen Anaya

104) Unidentified Artist Racing Sulky
ca. 1849, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of George S. Whiteley IV

105) Unidentified Artist Rose Garden
ca. 1850, half plate daguerreotype, Private collection

106) Unidentified Artist San Francisco Wharf (The Sanford Building)
ca. 1852, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

107) Unidentified Artist Seated Woman with Gloves
ca. 1855, sixth plate daguerreotype, The George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.

108) Unidentified Artist Seneca Falls, New York (downstream)
ca. 1855, half plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.232

109) Unidentified Artist Seneca Falls, New York (upstream)
ca. 1855, half plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.231

110) Unidentified Artist Shell Cenotaph
ca. 1845, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Mr. James Rutkowski

111) Unidentified Artist Ship
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Greg French

112) Unidentified Artist Sisters
1848, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Robert H. McNeill

113) Unidentified Artist Six Women
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Joan Murray

114) Unidentified Artist Still Life with Pumpkin, Book, and Sweet Potato
ninth plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.233

115) Unidentified Artist Surveyor
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

116) Unidentified Artist Susan Helen DeKroyft
ca. 1845, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

117) Unidentified Artist Telegrapher
ca. 1853, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

118) Unidentified Artist The Proposal
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

119) Unidentified Artist The St. Anthony Falls
half plate daguerreotype, Collection of Charles Isaacs

120) Unidentified Artist The Staff of the Express
quarter plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.230

121) Unidentified Artist The Virginia Socket
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

122) Unidentified Artist Thomas Eakins (1844–1916) and His sister, Frances Eakins
ca. 1852, quarter plate daguerreotype, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

123) Unidentified Artist Three Sisters
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

124) Unidentified Artist Two Bulls
ca. 1850, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Charles Schwartz

125) Unidentified Artist Uncle George and Gus
ca. 1850–55, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

126) Unidentified Artist Unidentified Portrait
1847, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Dennis A. Waters

127) Unidentified Artist View of Bangor, Maine
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

128) Unidentified Artist View of Church and Country Inn in the snow, possibly New England
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

129) Unidentified Artist Village and Landscape
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection

130) Unidentified Artist Watermelon Eaters
ca. 1855, ninth plate daguerreotype, The George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.

131) Unidentified Artist White House
ca. 1848, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of William L. Schaeffer

132) Unidentified Artist William G. Worrell of the Welsh National Circus and Theater
July 4, 1855, half plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

133) Unidentified Artist Woman Writing Letters
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

134) Unidentified Artist Woman Holding a Sealed Letter
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection

135) Unidentified Artist Woman on Chaise Lounge with Bookcase
ca. 1850, half plate daguerreotype, Private collection

136) Unidentified Artist Woman with Geranium
n.d., sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Wm. B. Becker

137) Unidentified Artist Woman with Sewing Machine
after 1846, sixth plate daguerreotype, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

138) Unidentified Artist Young Boy with Dead Crane
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Mr. James Rutkowski

139) Unidentified Artist Young Man with Rooster
ca. 1850, sixth plate daguerreotype, Private collection

140) Unidentified artist Male Portrait Bust
sixth plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

141) Unidentified artist Men in Trees
quarter plate daguerreotype Private collection

142) Unidentified artist Nude
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of John and Tina Delph

143) Unidentified artist Painting of "The Greek Slave" with figures in o riental dress
ca. 1847, quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

144) Unidentified artist Portrait of Tsow Chaoong
1847, sixth plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

145) Unidentified artist Two Blacksmiths
quarter plate daguerreotype, Collection of Leonard A. Walle

146) Robert H. Vance 1825–76, Excelsior Building, San Francisco
1856, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of Matthew R. Isenburg

147) Gardner K. Warren active 1840s Rhode Island, Henry Ward Beecher
1853/54/55, whole plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

148) John Whipple 1822–91, Henry Winthrop Sargent and Family
ca. 1855, half plate daguerreotype, The Boston Athenaeum

149) John Adams Whipple 1822–91, Self-Portrait with Brother
sixteenth plate daguerreotype, Gilman Paper Company Collection

150) John Adams Whipple 1822–91 The Moon, 6 August 1851
1851, quarter plate daguerreotype, The Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Fund, The Overbrook Foundation. 1989.9

151) Jesse Whitehurst 1820–75, Sleeping Baby
half plate daguerreotype, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection, made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1994.91.289

152) Jesse H. Whitehurst 1820–75, Boy in Blue Jacket
half plate daguerreotype, Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg

153) Samuel Morse's Daguerreotype Camera
Division of Photographic History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

154) Alexander S. Wolcott's Patent Model of a Daguerreotype Camera
Division of Photographic History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution



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