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    Daguerreotype Portrait Dashing Regular Army Lieut and his Wife C. 1856, 1/2 plate. Very nicely posed with the officer seated and his wife standing by his side with their arms around one another. Wears regulation frock coat, opened exposing military vest. Lt.'s straps with dark background, seam welt on his trousers. His pretty wife in a magnificent silk gown with ruffled bodice and sleeves. A number of light hairline scratches but quite crisp. The image has been professionally cleaned and resealed. In a geometric thermoplastic case with a number of small edge chips. Very desirable for both size and subject.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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