March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends March 18, 2019


Collection of Ambrotypes Showcasing Children and Families, Lot of 8

Lot of 8 ambroytpes, consisting of 2 quarter plates and 6 sixth plates. One housed in full pressed paper case (separated at spine), three in half pressed paper cases, three under mat and glass only, and one matted and framed under cardboard with gold paint. Highlights include portraits of a cherubic baby wearing a necklace, bracelets, and a dress with a pleated bodice; a couple, presumably husband and wife, with strong features and bold clothing; and a young child in a patterned dress slouched in a chair. Also with a charming image of a woman with tasteful accessories holding a young child, who raises her hands up by her face.

Condition:

Condition varies, but many with scratching, flaking of emulsion, and grime.

Estimate: $100 - $200

 

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