Lot 12    

A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
circa 1870s, taken close to shore, with a busy wharf visible through the sails, and pine-clad hillsides in the distance. Though the scene is unidentified, the image was found in Northern Ohio. Housed in a full leather case.

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