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Eleven Ambrotype Portraits and a Tintype Portrait

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
646
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Eleven Ambrotype Portraits and a Tintype Portrait, ambrotypes: quarter-plate portrait of a young woman, quarter-plate portrait of a young child wearing a tartan plaid skirt holding an American flag in a thermoplastic frame; five sixth-plate portraits: one album case with two portraits of the same young girl, a young man and a young woman in a mother-of-pearl veneer case, and a single man and a woman, three ninth-plate size: a middle-aged woman, and two girls, one in a mahogany veneer frame, one in a abalone-inlaid lacquer case; and a ninth-plate tintype portrait of a seated woman.
Estimate $100-150


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