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Ambrotype of a Fireman in Helmet Reading "Franco-American 8",

sixth plate size in full pressed paper case. An image from the time when belonging to a fire company was also very much a mark of one's social standing, this a typical example of a well-heeled member. He projects a casual and confident air, as he drapes his arm over a bamboo-turned Windsor-style chair.

Provenance:Brasseur Collection of Cased Images

Condition:Plate with some surficial scratches, could be re-laquered.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$805
05/18/2003

 

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