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Auction: Important Claudet daguerreotype portraits (UPDATE)

Two important daguerreotypes showing Antoine Claudet and his son F J Claudet are being offered by Special Auction Services on Thursday, 16 May on behalf of a descendent of the family.

Antoine Claudet was an important daguerreotypist and photographic scientist from 1839 until his death in 1867 his portrait, although undated appears to be one of the earliest known. F J Claudet, his son, ran his own photographic studio in London. 

For more information see: http://www.specialauctionservices.com/large/me150513/page26.html

The portrait sold for 30,000 GBP (see¨: http://www.specialauctionservices.com/large/me150513/index.html)

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