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    Early Photography: Seven Unusual Photographic Cases. (1) Clear sixth-plate daguerreotype of middle-aged man (mat stamped CARGO) in a book-style mother-of-pearl and gilt-decorated papier-mâché case (cover loose), (2) clear daguerreotype of dour woman housed in hand-painted mother-of-pearl and gilt-stamped leather case, (3) sixth-plate tintype and ambrotype of man & woman, mounted back-to-back book-style in a hand-painted mother-of-pearl case titled "Token." on the leather spine (crazing and light wear to the loose covers), (4) sixth-plate daguerreotype of bearded man (solarized) housed in a book-style hand-painted papier-mâché case (two vertical panels excised from cover, loss to leather titled spine and damage to inner hinge), (5) ninth-plate ambrotype of unarmed Union private housed in a papier-mâché book-style case with inlaid mother-of-pearl arabesque designs, (6) ninth-plate daguerreotype of young girl in bonnet (perimeter solarization) housed in a pebbled leather push-button release case, and (7) ninth-plate tintype of woman housed in a highly unusual shadow-box window case (one chipped corner and damage to clasp).

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    24th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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