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Unidentified photographer 
Portrait of a group of plasters 
1850 (ca) 
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate 
Archives of Modern Conflict OR National Gallery of Canada 
A group of six plasterers wearing work clothes covered with the stains of their labors, posing with the tools of their trade. This image was taken in a studio setting. The man in the upper left has a hod on his shoulder while the others hold various hawks and floats. Note the cigar in the mouth of the young man seated in lower right of daguerreotype. (Matt Isenburg) 

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