June 22, 2018 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends July 02, 2018


Pair of Full Plate, Outdoor Tintypes of Country Folk, Possibly Farmers, One Incl. Horse-Drawn Wagon

Lot of 2 full plate tintypes, each an outdoor scene. The first shows two men in a wagon led by two horses, stopped in front of a home. The driver is seated at the front of the wagon with a dog resting beside him. Uncased. Few areas of creasing along perimeter. Image a bit dark, with uneven tonalities. Some staining/discoloration/spotting in bottom half of plate. 

Second full plate tintype features a portrait of five men gathered together in front of a barn. Four of the men are standing around an older gent seated at a table. All are wearing tall, leather boots and hats, and the four standing subjects also wear neck kerchiefs. Possibly a group of farmers stopping to have their portrait taken together. Uncased. Very good condition and clarity (where plate is covered with emulsion). Few minor creases, small surface abrasion to right of seated gentleman. 

Provenance:Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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