OKAY . . . So beat me up on the condition, until you read the price after I subject you to my opinion! To keep his camera at a moderate height, so the daguerreotypist didn’t have to sight over it and focus the lens while he was on his knees, two thick cushions were placed on the wooden chair. The operator really didn’t want to take time for this sixth plate effort and casually focused on the front edge of the furniture. Consequently the babe’s shoes and the lower part of his checkered dress are sharp. What was the toddler holding? Using a loupe doesn’t help so I will guess that the object was a piece of fabric. Although the image was cleaned and poorly taped, the blue tinting remained. The case is in two halves.