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    Interesting Ninth Plate Ambrotype Portrait of Federal Civil War Soldier. Fine quality but rather poor condition with considerable darkening from bluing of the emulsion, although the emulsion is all tight and sound. Between the image and the cover glass is a substantial length of woven brown hair. The image is accompanied by a letter which, although not identifying the soldier other than "our grandfather", states that the hair is that of "our grandmother". In half case.

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    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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