A black-and-white photograph of an unknown man wearing a jacket, vest, and tie. The sixth-plate daguerreotype is held in a wood and leather case with velvet lining and sits under a mat with a stamp reading [WASHINGTON] on the bottom left corner. On the back of the case is embossed: [WASHINGTON / 136 / GALLERY / MAIN ST / HARTFORD].
A newspaper advertisement for Augustus Washington's photography and dagurreotype business, the Washington Daguerrean Gallery. The adverstisement is black ink on newsprint, and at the top of the notice is a drawing of a woman sitting for her portrait.