Lot 19    

LOT OF TINTYPES AND CABINET CARDS, INCLUDING POST MORTEM
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 9, including 2 tintypes, one with a gentleman wearing his Sunday best, holding a pistol across his chest. PLUS a postmortem cdv with Blosser backmark. PLUS 6 cabinet cards, 3 identified as Jane Mitchell, Charlie Greg, and Grace Wilson. Backmarks of Lingo (2) (Uniontown, PA); Winkler (St. Louis, MO), Porter (Connelsville, PA) and Emerson (Keokuk, IA). Most show minor foxing, post mortem light.
Est $100 - $150
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