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Sixth Plate

$200.00

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THAT WAS A PINKY RING. The boy sat calmly while his retaped sixth plate portrait was made. He might have moved his head ever so slightly when the lens was uncapped. A few stray buff marks are visible at certain viewing angles. I suspect that there was a chill in the air when the lad visited an unknown daguerreian. He wore wool trousers and a thick jacket. I’m glad that he left it unbuttoned to reveal that very snazzy vest. I also like his neckerchief! Pale pigments colored his ruby cheeks. There is a teeny brown dot under one eye. The condition is actually splendid. The complete leather case is later then his image, taken circa 1852.

For Purchase Inquiry Contact:
Dennis A. Waters at dennis@finedags.com