Lot 10    

AMBROTYPE OF COUPLE AND THEIR PARROT
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate image of a well-dressed couple, she with a large parrot perched on her gloved hand. The bird's head is blurred from movement.

Condition:  
EXC in a full leather case.
Est $300 - $400
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