LEVELS OF SERIOUSNESS. I opened the complete sixth sized leather case that had an ancient leather hinge repair and quickly appraised the gent’s bearded face and that ginormous tall top hat. Too much red tint was painted on his narrow lips. His moustache and wiry beard had been well managed. Strangely though, the fellow?s dark liquid eyes had lost some sparkle. Those furrows on his forehead concerned me also. I think the subject had been through a difficult period in his life and realized that NOW was the proper time to be taken. The daguerreian used clever light to thrust his client into our space. The spot on his hat?s crown was a result of weeping glass. There are mold spiders and speckled tarnish on the surface that has endless reflected depth and a new seal.