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    Half Plate Daguerreotype of Four Gentlemen (Krainik 9), ca. 1850s, beneath plain octagonal matt with stippled surfaces, housed in thermoplastic case embossed on both sides with the "American County Life - Summer's Evening" scene, Krainik 9. This beautiful case was modeled after a nostalgic Nathaniel Currier print issued in 1855 that portrays easygoing rustics toiling in the distance while a lad scampers across the foreground. The daguerreotype inside is lightly tinted. At least two of the subjects appear to be brothers. The case has some minor chipping to its extremities while the image displays marginal haloing. Overall in very fine condition and a wonderful piece of early American photography.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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