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Sixth Plate Daguerrotype of Man and his Dog

Sixth plate daguerreotype depicting a well-dressed man and his dog. His formal attire consists of a long double-breasted coat with a velvet collar and a dark waistcoat, along with a high-collared white shirt. He wears a ring on the little finger of one hand, while his other is occupied with the unsuccessful task of steadying his canine companion, whose movement appears as a blur. A subtle pink color highlights his cheeks.  

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

Condition:

Case has been separated from its cover with some wear to corners and edges of case.  Image shows some scratches, but none so severe as to detract from the clarity of the image.  

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$300
11/16/2018

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