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Sheldon Peck (artist, 1797-1868) / Unidentified photographer
John G. Jackson and Nancy G. Jackson
Ambrotypes, 1/6 plates, tinted
3 1/4 x 2 3/4 ins (each)
Collection of David A. Schorsch
Framed together, brown molded thermoplastic Scroll “Union” case made by Holmes, Booth, and Hayden, see Clifford and Michelle Kranik with Carl Walvoord, 1988, Union Cases, A Collector’s Guide to the Art of America’s First Plastics, (Grantsburg, WI), no. 305. The portraits are illustrated in Museum of American Folk Art, 1994, Treasures of American Folk Art, (New York), pp. 28-29.