Two Elderly African American Gentlemen Tintype, circa 1870s

Sixth plate tintype portrait of two elderly African American gentlemen. Uncredited: n.p., n.d., circa 1870s. Sitter featured on the right wears a slight smile and holds what appears to be a handkerchief in one hand, while the sitter on the left exhibits more serious expression. Both men wear their salt and pepper hair in similar voluminous styles. Housed in pressed paper case.


Image rather clear, with few condition issues visible when housed under mat. Case with some loss to corners/edges of velvet pad and finish loss to exterior and interior edges, corners, raised surfaces, and spine.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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