Lot 5    

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified New York Hamlet,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
street scene with two frame houses and frame outhouse in background, board fence at edge of street with single horse drawn buckboard wagon in front on house to the right and three men visible in foreground. Housed in embossed pheasant on grape vine case. Found in the Ithaca, New York area, and presumed to be from somewhere in that part of the Empire State.

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0.25" solar ring, small scattered spots and slight wipe across wagon.
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