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Collection of 25 Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Tintypes of Women, Four Housed Together in Leather Foldover Case

Lot of 24 images of women of varying ages, comprised of the following: 

Eleven daguerreotypes, seven of which are sixth plate portraits of women (three uncased, three housed in half cases, one encased under mat), and four ninth plate daguerreotypes (one uncased). Highlighted images include three ninth plate daguerreotypes and one ninth plate ambrotype of young women housed together in a foldover-style leather case (wear to case, with partial separation at front hinge); an attractive sixth plate portrait of a young woman encased under a mat, possibly once part of a hanging frame (some damage visible on plate, but image not removed for closer examination); and three sixth plate portraits of women posed with props, including an umbrella, book, and knitting needles and yarn. 

Eight ninth plate ambrotypes, two of which are ruby ambrotypes. All but one are uncased, with the eight image housed in a full thermoplastic Union case with geometric/scroll design (some surface wear to case, few minor chips). 

Five tintypes, most ninth plate or smaller, one housed in 3.25 x 3.75 in. thermoplastic wall frame; one oval portrait housed in 1.75 x 2 in. red velvet case; one of a young girl housed in 2.75 x 3.5 in. oval metal table frame; and two uncased portraits. 

Condition:

Range in condition, from fair to very good. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$438
06/13/2019

 

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