He expired and his kinfolk carefully carried the corpse of the elderly gent outside down the front porch stairs and laid him out in the open air so the daguerreotypist, who had been called away from a profitable day in his rooms, could make at least this one remarkable remembrance in a retaped sixth plate. “Nov. 12th A.D. 1857” was penciled in the bottom of the man’s complete leather case! Patina with flowing flourishes, mold spiders and some specks in the deceased?s beard are all visible. Oh, those are the wooden steps in the background and one of the chairs that the man was displayed upon.