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    Military Plaza, San Antonio, Full-Plate Salt Print, circa 1859. 7.25" x 5.25". This photograph features a large crowd gathered at the plaza to hear a speaker, pictured standing on a dais in the distance. The image is mounted on the verso of a tinted ladies' fashion print dated "June 1860." Also mounted on the print, immediately beneath the photograph, is a copy of a poem by Nathaniel Parker Willis. Early salt prints of San Antonio are scarce; this is an unrecorded image, making it particularly desirable. The photograph is moderately faded, with some scuffing and showthrough from the mounting adhesive.

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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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