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Quarter-plate Opalotype Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Paisley Shawl

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
520
Sold for:
$111$90

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

Description:

Quarter-plate Opalotype Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Paisley Shawl, in a black "The Lily" (Krainik 88) Union case, (minor emulsion discoloration to background edges).

Note: Opalotypes are an early form of photography in which images were printed on sheets of translucent white glass, also called milk glass.
Estimate $100-150


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Colloidal chemistry, Emulsion, Infinite loop, Matter, Opalotype, Soft matter, Translucent

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