Four Ambrotype Portraits
Four Ambrotype Portraits, a sixth-plate ambrotype portrait of two sisters in a black "Scroll/Geometric" (Krainik 295) Union case, (brown-toned halo to emulsion), a sixth-plate portrait of a bearded gentleman in a pressed-paper/leather case (varnish with craquelure and separation, case split), and two ninth-plate portraits of a young girl and boy mounted in a "Scroll" (Krainik 532) thermoplastic Union case, (case with chipped edges).
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