This late 1840s 1/6th plate daguerreotype has so many wonderful details. The drawn bonnet slightly flares at the brim to allow for many tiny blossoms which frame the face. Her tight sleeves sleeves feature beautiful lace cuffs. I really wonder about the silk dress and fine accessories with a child of this age. He is very still for the image. I imagine him jumping off her lap and running around the studio. Is it nap time or did they bribe him with a sweet?