The frame, mat and plate are all original. I have never seen another wooden inlaid frame this spectacular before or since. The image is an odd size plate held by a very beautiful mat. The framed image comes with hardware installed to hang immediately in your personal collection. CONDITION : Please view my detailed photos for the actual condition of this framed daguerreotype and as part of my description.The odd size plate as well as the frame are in all original condition, accept for the hanging device is modern. The frame as mentioned does have a few missing elements and some normal edge wear, but the remaining inlay seems sound. There is hardware present to hang this on your wall or you could use an easel to display the item. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs". The seller is "nic-o-matic" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.