This picture of *P.T. (Phineas Taylor) BARNUM in top hat, a Daguerreotype, is an early image of this famous entertainer wearing his trademark high hat! An American showman, businessman and politician remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus, Barnum was a man who delivered big on entertainment and the mysterious wonders of the world! The piece is an item locked inside our vault. If you are interested, contact us for info and any pictures on-file. We can even un-vault the item, take some more quick images for you, before we fast-track it to our catalogue. A 1/6th Plate, its value is enhanced by the subject, the Entertainer. We will add this to our catalogue in the 25,001 - $50,000 price range.