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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Three Young Men in Mourning

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
521
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Three Young Men in Mourning, the center man with a handkerchief loosely held in his pocket holding the hand of the man on the right who has a handkerchief in his hand, in a black "Morning (Day with the Genius of Light)" (Krainik 40) Union case, (edge tarnish, minor spiders and dust).
Estimate $300-500

The case is listed as "Very Rare" by Krainik, and it is in very good condition.


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.

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