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    Family Album of Tintypes and CDV Portraits and Carte by Nadar. A very interesting group of images housed in the remnants of a CDV album consisting of eight mostly 1/6 plate tintypes and seven CDVs of various members of a family including both blacks and whites. Offered together with a CDV portrait of a black minister by Nadar, Paris and E. Manoury credits on verso, and a hand-written note detailing the subject as "The minister from the Canaca Islands resident in Lima Peru Educated & speaking Eng[lish], French, Spanish & a little German." Also included is a 1/6th plate of a black man standing next to a white man, both likely ministers. Album pages in poor condition with many of the tintypes loose, most bear some faults to the leaves while the images remain good overall.

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    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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