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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Man and an Ambrotype Portrait of His Wife and Daughter

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
502
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Man and an Ambrotype Portrait of His Wife and Daughter, with tinted faces and gilt highlights, mounted together in a brown "The Two Lovers Going to the Well" (Krainik 13) Union case, (the man with tarnished edges, minor corrosion spots, and dust, the mother and daughter with scattered spots and dust).
Estimate $300-500


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Ambrotype, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Skinner

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