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Sixth Plate

$2,850.00

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ALL ABOUT PERSPECTIVE! A drop-dead handsome teenager stood full length on a gaily tinted striped carpet next to a small wooden chair. As part of the composition the maker decided to place an equally tiny table topped by a blue colored cloth in the lower left corner. The resealed sixth plate is kept in a fine complete leather case. This daguerreotype shows composition that was basically unique in the entire era of portraiture in the 1850s.

For Purchase Inquiry Contact:
Erin Waters at erin@finedags.com