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Half-plate Daguerreotype Three-generation Family Portrait

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
561
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Half-plate Daguerreotype Three-generation Family Portrait, depicting an elderly couple, a young couple, and an infant, in a pressed-paper/leather case, (minor tarnish and a corrosion spot, case split).
Estimate $300-500


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

Corrosion, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Infinite loop

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