Lot 8    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees.

Condition:  
EXC, with Japanese handstamp on edge of case.
Est $250 - $350
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Fine Photograph of Civil War Ironclad
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Anonymous, albumen photograph, 7.5 x 4.5" mounted on larger board showing an early Union ironclad on the Mississippi, with the bluffs of Vicksburg or Natchez in the distance. The letters "S" and "X" visible on her stacks. A period copy photograph from the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chief Eng... > Item Details
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