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Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

Double portrait of Prince Frederick William of Prussia (1831-88) 1852

Stereoscopic daguerreotype | 6.8 x 5.8 cm (each image) (image) | RCIN 2932502

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This stereoscopic daguerreotype, dating from the early 1850s, depicts an unknown man. The work may have been bought as an example of the emerging stereoscopic technology.