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Exceptionally Clear Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Boy with his Cat

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype portrait of a well-dressed lad standing in a studio setting, with his arm around a kitten, which is perched atop a book that rests on a small table. The subject's cheeks are lightly tinted pink. Housed in full pressed paper case. A striking, crystal clear image. 

Provenance:Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica

Condition:

Strong contrast, clarity. Case reinforced at hinge. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$563
11/15/2019

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