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JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, YOUNG MAN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous quarter plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Yataro" and behind plate "Nakamuro. " He leans against a column that contains his bowler and a doctor's (?) satchel, and holds an umbrella.

Condition:  
Extenisve untranslated characters behind plate; plate fine, but needs to be cleaned.
Est $300 - $400
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