Daguerreotype. Copper frame; black and white. Glass; metal. The glass plate is covered with a gold-colored metal plate with an oval cutout. The plate is stamped, "J.S. Hendee." The photo is of a man with a short beard, long sideburns and a roll of hair over his ears. He wears a suit, vest with watch chain, white shirt with a large bow tie. His left arm is around a young boy wearing a sweater and knickers.