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Half-plate Ambrotype Portrait of the Ballou Family and a Sixth-plate Portrait of a Related Young Woman

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$84$70

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

Description:

Half-plate Ambrotype Portrait of the Ballou Family and a Sixth-plate Portrait of a Related Young Woman, a label on the reverse of the family portrait is inscribed "Three Ballou brothers, Gilbert, Stephen, Russell, Laura (their sister)/their mother& father (sitting)...," and a related ambrotype of a young woman, in a pressed leather/paper case.
Estimate $100-150


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