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Alphonse PLUMIER: daguerreotype of a woman, ca. 1855

Image of Alphonse PLUMIER: daguerreotype of a woman, ca. 1855

A rare daguerreotype (4th plate) from the Belgian photographer Alphonse Plumier. Located in Brussels and Liège. His brother Victor Plumier worked in Paris.

The woman is nicely colored and is housed in the original frame (style Napoleon III)
With the photographer's name on the back. Find out more in the book of Gustave Abeels about early Belgian photography.

Daguerreotypes from Belgium are extremely rare to find!
ca. 1855 (after the Exposition Universelle de 1855)

Literature: published on daguerreobase.org
Abeels, Gustave. Les Pionniers de la Photographie a Bruxelles.

Provenance: galerie Schwilden.