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Daguerreotype by Southworth & Hawes, 1851
Visible oval image: 20 cm x 15 cm; in case 25 cm x 20.5 cm From the Daguerreotype collection Photo. 1.377L
This is a whole plate daguerreotype in a leather case of Daniel Webster (1782-1852), attorney and U.S. senator for Massachusetts. The photograph was taken in 1851 by Southworth & Hawes of Boston, Massachusetts.