Daguerreotypes Washington Cor of Winter St.” was steam pressed inside the red velvet cover of the couple’s repaired sixth plate leather case. I have rarely owned this size portrait by the Boston operators who specialized in ninth plates. Exquisite blacks and an extended range of tones helped to create a portrait with sensational depth. The attentive couple must have been overjoyed when they received this token that has aged flawlessly, except for one mark on the man?s chair that you might not even notice. The patina is also quite nice.