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Six Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Women

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Six Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Women, four of young women, one identified as "Rebecca Merriam" on a paper with typed genealogy information; a middle-aged woman; and an elderly woman; mounted in "Geometric/Scroll," "Geometric/Scroll," and three variations of a "Scroll" pattern (Krainik 434, 483, 443, 481, 425), (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

Most with tarnished edges, three of the young women with numerous spiders and dust.


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

Scribes, Scroll, Social Issues, Type system, Young Women

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