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Fine Half-plate Daguerreotype by Germon,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in a full leather case. A striking image, typical of the superior quality work by this noted Philadelphia daguerreian.

A fine, unblemished plate with a hint of a tarnish ring, and still in original seals.
Est $400 - $600
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