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    ONE-SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE "FRONTIERSMAN" ca 1850s. This beautiful one-sixth plate daguerreotype taken in studio by a James P. Palmer photographer is of a frontiersman who has all the accoutrements he needs: mountain lion hide haversack, bed roll, fabulous San Francisco STeamer hat, large hatchet, & Lancaster-style Kentucky rifle. This image is in excellent condition with nice even contrast, some discoloration around frame, seal has been broken and the image has been re-sealed. In a magnificent leather case depicting a western "Sunset".
    From The William A. Turner Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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