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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of African American Woman and Child

Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a lovely young African American woman wearing a fancy bonnet and black frock, holding an infant in her lap. Housed in pressed paper case. 

Provenance:Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica

Condition:

Image cleaned and resealed in 1981 as per penciled notes on sealing tape. Wiping on plate. Minor tarnish along perimeter of plate. Light wear to case. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$416
11/15/2019

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