Lot 3    

Post-Mortem Sixth Plate Daguerreotype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
wonderful image of child lying in open hooded wicker cradle, pencil inscription in rear, original seals in embossed leather case.

Condition:  
Slight solar ring, else EXC.
Est $300 - $500
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