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Fireman bright red shirt
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (48 / 2)
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.
National Gallery of Art, Mary and Dan Solomon Fund and Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, Accession Number: 2013.120.1