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March 1, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Half-plate Daguerreotype of the Entrance to Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 01, 2015 10:00AM


Half-plate Daguerreotype of theEntrance to Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850s, illustrating the entrance to the cemetery, (light oxidation on the mat and light toning on periphery of image),5 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.

Note: Prominent businessman and philanthropist Judah Touro was interred in this cemetery following his death in January 1854.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Image is bright and clean with only minor toning at edge of mat. The mat has only minor oxidation, principally at the center of the left and right side of the oval.

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Rhode Island, Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Prominent businessman