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    African-American Nursemaid (Slave) with Two White Children, Cased Daguerreotype, New Orleans, Ca. 1850s. Sixth plate. Made by a unknown photographer to record the history of the two white children being taken care of by unidentified African-American nursemaid. The image is crisp with faint hand tinting. You will note that the standing child moved her arm while the picture was in process which left a blurred effect just above her apron. Has a very nice golden frame with beveled oval mat. The seal is broken, and case has been repaired on spine.

    Condition:
    Very fine, with great contrast, some slight discoloration under mat.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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