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Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of a Young Boy and a Mother and Young Child

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$154$125

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

Description:

Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of a Young Boy and a Mother and Young Child, the boy seated on a chair holding a buggy whip in his hands; the mother seated beside her toddler who is wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and a coral necklace, mounted in "Geometric/Scroll" (Krainik 227, 261) Union cases, (minor tarnish ring, dust).
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

buggy whip, chair, Behavior, Behavioural sciences, Daguerreotype, Ethology, Lie

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