Very Very Rare Quarter Plate Union Case, Warning at the Green Spring, Black [Berg 1-21/3-18]

A "very very rare" case containing a quarter plate ruby ambrotype of an identified couple.

Provenance:Paul K. Berg Collection of Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames


Case with few condition issues aside from some chipping/loss to edges/corners of back cover and approx. 0.5 in. crack extending from upper right corner of back cover. Two visible cracks to inside bottom edge extending to exterior. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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