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Unidentified photographer 
Fireman bright red shirt 
n.d. 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (48 / 2) 
  
 
LL/15285 
  
He wears a bright red shirt. Sometimes the shield on the hat is specially created for daguerreotype portraits so that the company number will read correctly in the reversed image. Here the number "4" is reversed but beneath it "C. WA" reads correctly.
 
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National Gallery of Art, Mary and Dan Solomon Fund and Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, Accession Number: 2013.120.1 
 

 
  
 
  
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