Featured My Daguerreotype before and after!

Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by spartcom5, Jan 18, 2020.

  1. spartcom5

    spartcom5 Well-Known Member

    I wasn't expecting it to come out like this! It looks fantastic! Such a pleasure to see and know it will survive for another 100+ years. The case was also repaired so it stays original to 1845! There was some permanent damage to the actual photo, but I am just glad I saved it when I did or else it was going to be destroyed over time.

    DevBoy_resized_1.jpg DevBoy2_resized_1.jpg
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  2. aaroncab

    aaroncab in veritate victoria

    Absolutely amazing!
  3. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

  4. kyratango

    kyratango Bug jewellery addiction!

    Wonderful result!!!:woot:
  5. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    WOW .. Very nice indeed !! ... Joy. :):):)
  6. Bookahtoo

    Bookahtoo Moderator Moderator

    Wow is right!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful!
  7. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Wow! How did you get that done, Spartcom??
  8. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    Excellent outcome. So worth preserving - this boy from the past.
  9. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

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  10. Poisonivy

    Poisonivy Well-Known Member

    Fantastic, I've got lots of those, some are still good, some are a bit faded.
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  11. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the reminder, Fig.
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  12. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BOARED!

    WOW!!!!!! JUST................WOW!!!!! I'd heard Dags can be saved, but, OH MY!!!!! I'll recheck mine......I think there's at least one that might need saving, and that's a relative!!!!! So, definitely worth saving!!!!!
  13. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

    Here are the before and after pics of my daguerreotype. The glass was the only thing that was a problem before. They didn't clean the actual picture at all. So what they did for spartcom's is much more amazing!

    Amos Curry dag original (862x1024).jpg

    Amos Curry dag cleaned glass (856x1024).jpg
  14. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

    I really love the way that the boy's legs look out of proportion to the rest of him. And also love his clothing, and his facial expression. So serious!
  15. Poisonivy

    Poisonivy Well-Known Member

    What a difference that has made.
  16. Deux Coeurs

    Deux Coeurs Member

    Wow! That's amazing! Very impressive.
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  17. Daniel G

    Daniel G Well-Known Member

    Very nice! Phenomenal results!!
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  18. Northern Lights Lodge

    Northern Lights Lodge Active Member

    Wow! What a transformation! A darling little guy! Yes, he looks so serious! The second picture is very nice as well... but you can see that the photo does have some small issues. Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Bev aka thelmasstuff

    Bev aka thelmasstuff Colored pencil artist extraordinaire ;)

    I just bookmarked that page. I have a dag of my g-g-grandmother (or g-g-g-grandmother - don't remember which) that is in need of help.
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  20. Firemandk

    Firemandk Well-Known Member

    That really is fantastic ! Wow!
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