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    1/6th Plate Ambrotype Deathbed Photograph In the Victorian age, people often had photographs taken of their recently deceased loved ones as a method of remembrance. In the earlier days of daguerreotype photography, only the wealthier families could afford to do this. With the advent of the cheaper ambrotype method, photography was made available to the masses. It's impossible to say whether this elderly gentleman is still alive or already passed on, but it's probably safe to say he is on his deathbed. A haunting but fascinating image encased in the original half case with normal wear.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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