December 20, 2018 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends January 07, 2019


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A Fine 1857 Postmortem Daguerreotype

Anonymous sixth plate, showing a young girl lying peacefully in a narrow coffin. In a Critchlow & Co. case, inscribed behind the image "Died April 21, 1857."  

Provenance:Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography

Condition:

Original seals intact, cover glass with moderate "weeping." Case with hinge intact

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,920
12/20/2018

 

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