Portrait by John Plumbe Studio. Octagonal mat is stamped "Plumbe." Circa 1845
I believe it to be the earliest known image of Abraham Oakey Hall
Born July 26th 1826. Died October 7th 1898
Dedicated to the memory of a Brilliant man, A Oakey Hall, who was a prolific author, journalist, editor, (Founder and Life Member of the Press Club), actor, playrght, Attorney, politician, and Mayor of New York City 1869-1872.
If you have any information or reference to this daguerreotype, believed to have been taken in New York or New Orleans circa 1845. Please email: Neil Adams email@example.com