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Half-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Two Young Sisters

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
584
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Half-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of Two Young Sisters, the girls in matching dresses, the older girl with one arm around the shoulder of the younger girl, the mat impressed "BENNET" l.c., mounted in a pressed-paper/leather case, (minor spiders around edges, case split).
Estimate $400-600


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Daguerreotype, Law_Crime

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