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[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - PORTRAITURE]. A group of 5 framed and cased images featuring male and female subjects, comprising:

Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a man seated in front of a curtain with his finger holding his place in a book. (Some scratches and slightly weakened clarity to image, with tarnishing to edges.) Housed in a wooden frame, 9 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (wear to surface, especially edges and corners). -- Half plate ambrotype of a painting featuring a lovely woman wearing a flower headband. (Flaking to emulsion affecting woman's face and body, contrast quite dark, with some spotting/discoloration to image and mat.) Housed in a wooden frame (Heavy wear to surface with paint loss and flaking along with some separation). -- Quarter plate ambrotype of a young couple. (Some visible flaking to emulsion, discoloration to edges, contrast a bit dark, and minor spotting to mat.) Housed in a pressed paper case (fully separated at spine, with wear to surface including discoloration to front cover, cracking, splitting, and finish loss). -- Sixth plate tintype of a man with a mustache and goatee, holding a Bible propped up on the table next to him. (Minor spotting to image.) Housed in a pressed paper case (wear to surface including finish loss and some discoloration, with repair to spine). -- 1 3/16 in. dia. tintype of a bearded man. (light scratching to surface.) Housed in a circular metal pinback frame (some discoloration and wear to metal). -- Together, 5 images.  

Estimate: $150 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$213
04/09/2021

 

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