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Sixth-plate Ambrotype Portraits of an Elderly Couple

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$150$125

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

Description:

Sixth-plate Ambrotype Portraits of an Elderly Couple, the couple identified as "Caleb Gould and wife" on packing box inscription, both with tinted cheeks, in a black "Beehive and Farm Tools" (Krainik 123) Union case, (lacquer imperfections on both portraits).
Estimate $200-250


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Ambrotype, Beehive, Portraits

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