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Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Musicians With Their Flutes,
American History Auction / June 24, 2009
lot of 2, including a sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a handsome young gentleman proudly displaying a flute in his right hand, in full case; and a sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of two young boys, the eldest displaying a flute across his lap while the other grasps a hat with his left hand, in full case.

Condition:  
First has minor tarnish in upper right corner; both cases rehinged.
Sold: $1,175.00
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