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[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - PORTRAITURE]. A group of 11 cased images of children with interesting objects and accessories, including:

Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a distinguished-looking boy holding a book upright on his leg. N.p., n.d. (Light tarnish to edges, light surface scratches and blemishes to plate, with minor spotting to mat; image resealed.) Housed in a half pressed paper case (heavy surface wear, no preserver). -- Ninth plate daguerreotype portrait of a young girl wearing a floral patterned dress and holding what appears to be a fruit in one hand. Both the flowers on her dress and the fruit are hand-tinted red/pink. N.p., n.d. (Light tarnish to edges with some dark spots and light surface blemishes throughout.) -- Sixth plate full standing portrait of a young boy with his hand on a large, striped belt around his waist. N.p., n.d. (Minor tarnishing to edges, light spotting throughout.) Housed in a half pressed paper case (wear to surface). -- 4 ninth plate images (3 tintypes, one ambrotype) of young boys, two of whom are wearing hats. N.p., n.d. (Minor blemishes, discoloration to edges.) Housed together in a double ninth plate union case with floral design (wear and soiling to surface). -- And 4 other daguerreotypes, including 2 sixth plate examples and 2 ninth plate examples. Conditions vary. 

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$531
04/09/2021

 

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