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Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Boy Standing Beside a Table with His Hat and Buggy Whip

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
526
Sold for:
$360$300

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

Description:

Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Boy Standing Beside a Table with His Hat and Buggy Whip, in a brown combination "Seated Liberty with Shield" and "Seated Liberty with Shield and Stars" (Krainik 106, 108) Union case, (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

Two minute faint scratches to boy's forehead, minor dust, boy's eyes slightly out of focus, Case: four cracks to case edge, and edge and corner chips.


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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Buggy Whip, Daguerreotype

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