Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Remarkable Daguerreotypes

Thanks to Minnesotastan of the always incredible TYWKIWDBI for finding these truly remarkable portraits. One is of John "Pottawatomie" Brown, one of my all time heroes, in this stunningly remarkable portrait.

  The branded hand close up of Captain Jonathan Walker- a "Slave Stealer." One of the few, if only, "body modifications" that I can recall worth being truly proud of.

 Then there's this amazing gem of a portrait...

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