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Sixth Plate

$475.00

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YES . . . I think they were sisters. The girls posed for their retaped sixth plate holding hands and looking directly into the camera’s lens. The studio where they were taken was equipped with a skylight and their maker knew exactly where to position his clients to receive the maximum effect of the light. Over time dull white haze has appeared on the silver. However, when the pair is inspected in the bottom of the leather case, they are seen much clearer. Strong patina follows the shape of the brass mat. It is interesting to note that the older gal wore her hair long in loose ringlets while her sister decided that much shorter hair was stylish. That dark lace wrap was rather exquisite. I wonder if it belonged to the child’s mother. There are mold spiders scattered around the surface.

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