Lot 10    

Tintype of a Hunter and His Dog,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in an unusal cast iron frame. Cdv-sized post-Civil War image of a young boy holding a Springfield rifle, his hunting bag slung over his shoulder and his pup curled at his feet.

Condition:  
Plate with noticeable bend, frame with old, crackled black paint finish.
Est $300 - $400
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