Lot 7    

Tintype of a Threshing Machine,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
5.5 x 3.75" in an original gilt wall frame. An fine outdoor scene, showing a yoke of oxen attached to a steam tractor, pulling a large wagon. A group of workers look at the camera, one of whom brandishes a large board at one of his fellows. Faintly identifed on verso as "Ithaca?, NY."

Condition:  
Plate with no bends, with as made chemical clouds in sky at right. Frame lacking much of the original gilding.
Est $300 - $400
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