December 20, 2018 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Distinguished Gentlemen, Lot of 8

Lot of 8 quarter plates, most of which are housed in full or half pressed paper cases. All portraits feature well dressed men of distinguished comportment. Of particular note is an image of a man in a dark suit with a trimmed collar, housed in a a thermoplastic case of the "Capture of Major Andre" design (K-18). Also of interest are portraits of both a man with a pocket watch posed with a book and column, and an older gentleman with a remarkable comb-over. 

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

Condition:

All have been resealed by the collector within the last twenty years.

Estimate: $350 - $550
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$216
12/20/2018

 

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