Dennis A. Waters, Fine Daguerreotypes
The Antechamber

New images posted July 23. Offers begin immediately. Regular sale starts 1 p.m. July 25.

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A-155. WORKING MAN. This sixth plate ambrotype comes in a whole case. The image is in nice condition and is resealed. There is a hint of tinting on his face. $195

CC-958. ARTFULLY DONE. This cabinet card is in good condition with a few light marks. It is dated 1894-95. $295
A-126. TINTED FLOWERS. This sixth plate ambro is in good condition with two spots. The image comes in a case with a split spine. The flowers are subtly tinted. $75
SNAP-1305. A DUTCH BOY. These snaps measure 3 x 4.75 and have some light marks and scuffing. They are mounted to a piece of album page. $45
T-786. OUTDOOR PORTRAIT. This tintype is very well done. I like the background. $45
SNAP-1304. 12 SNAPS. Each of these snapshots measures 3.5 x 3.5 and they are mounted back to back on a piece of thicker board. The images have various conditions, generally good, and there are 2 printing types. I love the one of the guy with the box camera and the handsome man next to it. $75
T-781. BLUE UMBRELLA. This tin has some light marks. $20
A-157. SLY POSE. This sixth plate ambrotype comes in a whole case with a worn spine. The image is in good condition. There is tinting on her face and brooch. $185
OP-1157. CREEPY MOUTH RETOUCHING. Yeah, Bushong overdid it a bit in the photo of her standing. Bushong worked in Worcester, MA and always turned out nice photos. The images come in folders that measure 6 x 10. They are in good condition. $35
RPPC-1057. AT SCHOOL. This postcard has some light marks and silvering. $30
CC-959. SIBLING TRIO. This cabinet card is in good condition with a few light marks. $42
SNAP-1303. WORKING BOYS' BACKS. These snaps measure 3.5 x 2.5 each and they are mounted to a piece of album page and are in good condition. $35
OP-1304. HELEN. The back of one half of the strip has a funny caption: "Helen 1930 or 1931 or '32 - somewhere in there!" Each has some light marks. $45
CDV-427. PROFILE AND RED. I love this image. The condition, as you can see in the scan is a little less than excellent, but it's just surface dirt. The photographer was R.S. De Lamater of Hartford, CT. There is a revenue stamp on the back. $18
RPPC-1058. FOUR POSES. Each of these cards is in good condition with some light marks. $75
CC-960. AT THE SHORE. This cabinet card is boudoir sized. The photographer was H. S. Wyer of Nantucket, MA. The kids look like they're having a grand time and the boy second from the right is wearing a suit instead of a bathing suit. The iamge has some light marks and soiling. $75
OP-1305. CHEMISTRY CLASS. This albumen photo measures 8.5 x 6.5. The image is in good condition with some light marks and little bends at the upper left and lower right corners. The girls wear their smocks and most hold some tool of the trade - mortar and pestles, chemical bottles, and glass containers. The back has some identification: "Class of Girls in Laboratory Winter of 1888. English High School. Taken by J. Guild." $200
A-156. READY FOR A RACE. This quarter plate ambrotype comes in a plastic case that has a few nicks here and there. The image is in nice condition with a few cracks in the painted backing. The most noticeable one is on the horse's leg. It looks like he is on a town square. There are houses and a fence in the background. $850
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