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Ruby Ambrotype of Man and His Mastiff
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate ambrotype of a sloe-eyed gent holding his bulldog. The mastiff has moved slightly. Uncased in preserver only.

Condition:  
Minor spotting and couple areas of emulsion loss on plate, still about VG.
Est $150 - $200
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