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Welcome! 1840s Contemporary Illustrations
Horn Player Dag.
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This daguerreotype circa 1845-49 is of an American horn player. His coat hangs so far wide open that it makes us wonder if it was cut to always hang open rather than shut, as this would make it easier to hold his arms up to play.

1845-9cHornPlayerDag