1/6 Daguerreotype of a young lady holding her basket purse. I think this was a fad in the 1850. Could be a Nantucket purse. I would love to find one now. She is very prim and proper. She is also wearing a coral necklace which was also an 1850’s fad thought to promote good health.

Posted by Mirror Image Gallery on 2012-06-22 20:18:35