HE WAS IN CONTROL! While the lad’s sister seemed very reluctant to have a sixth plate taken with her sibling, the little man appeared very mature in their resealed portrait. That being the case, neither kid could resist moving their cute faces while an image was produced. Look at how filthy their hands were when they visited a dag salon! Where WAS the mother? The critical focus on the adorable gal’s dress revealed the folds and texture. Attached to her necklace (could those have been pearls) were a pair of ivory hearts and a tiny cross. The boy had a white pocket handkerchief in his jacket. The daguerreotype is quite bright and has excellent depth. There are a few blemishes and broad oxidation on the silvery surface. A complete leather case has discoloration spots on the back.