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Companion Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Couple Posed with Concertina

Lot of 2 sixth plate daguerreotypes that appear to be companion images taken during the same sitting, one showing a gentleman seated beside a table, his hand resting on a book, with a portion of a concertina visible at lower right; the second image shows a stern looking woman, also with a book in hand, seated beside a table that appears to be covered with the same table cloth, with the remaining portion of the concertina at right. Housed together in full case separated at hinge. 

Condition:

Few scattered spots on plates. Images retain very good contrast. Case with some surface wear, fully separated at hinge. 

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$125
06/13/2019

 

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