Everything about this mid-1850's daguerreotype says 1850s: the lace mitts, the wide hair, the large collar, and the bonnet. Yes, there really is a bonnet in there behind all of those ribbons. In the mid 1850s, bonnets shrunk to a very small size. The only part of the bonnet visible from the front were the trimmings which were in abundance.
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