TERRIBLY FORMAL. In a good manner of speaking since the young fellow was neatly and compactly arranged on that small wooden chair. One arm over the top and the other one rested on his thigh. Didn’t he have short stubby fingers! What was that hair thing going on beyond the centerline of his skull? That was quite a ways back for a fashionable comb up! Okay, it could have been a natural horizontal curl, right? His maker constructed a fine sixth plate daguerreotype that has been recently taped. The red pigments he painted on the fellow’s flesh remains adequate. There is one teeny scratch top center and a couple blemishes near the man’s mouth. Pleasant patina barely leaves the edge of the oval mat. A leather case has a busted hinge.