“MY GRANDFATHER . . . W. P. Matchett taken after death March 20th 1848 – Died March 18th at 9 p.m.” He rested peacefully although the retaped sixth plate was taken at least 1.5 days after his demise. The odd camera angle accentuated the man. Mold spiders are prominent but not harmful to the portrait. In a worn complete leather case.