Lot 6    

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Rural Midwestern Scene,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous, late 1840s image, found in northwestern Ohio, showing building-lined dirt street leading to a bridge over what looks to be a canal. Still sealed, in half a leather case, with reversed label for H. Studley, Miniature Case Manufactory in back of case. Craig's Registery lists Hiram Studley as making cases in Boston between 1847-49.

Condition:  
A small green tarnish bloom is visible immediately above the bridge deck.
Sold: $1,175.00
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