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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Building Under Construction
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate ruby ambrotype of a three story clapboard building that appears to be undergoing renovation. The building is at the edge of a woods, and in the distance a split rail fence can be seen. Slabs of limestone are piled in the foreground, and scaffolding is visible at the right side of the building. Neat image.

Condition:  
VG, in full pressed paper case.
Est $200 - $300
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