Charles V. Allen of Boston Massachusetts captured this wonderful daguerreotype of a young mother with her child. The beautiful woman wore a pair of spectacles and smiled, showing her teeth. She sat in profile view and wore a pretty bonnet as well as a shawl. | eBay!
Baby is all curiosity and mamma is all motherly pride: just as it should be...1840s.
This beautiful young lady is dressed in a gingham plaid hoopskirt crinoline. The daguerreotype displays with some lovely details against an atmospheric nature related studio background. She is also wearing bonnet and a wrap, along with leather gloves.