The Making of a Daguerreotype: Images and Artifacts (April 14 to July 12, 1998)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), April 14 to July 12, 1998
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[Portrait of a Jewelry Salesman]
Attributed to Robert H. Vance (American, 1825 - 1876)
1853 - 1854
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Sometimes these portraits were early forms of advertising, as suggested by this jewelry vendor, who proudly displays his cased wares and trinkets.