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    RARE SALT PRINT OF VIRGINIA CITY, MONTANA. The long and complicated salt print process was used by an unknown photographer to create this terrific print of Virginia City, which shows the main street with several interesting storefronts and their proprietors standing out front. Salt prints were used regularly through the 1860s, this being a rare later print, circa 1866-1868. The 7.25" x 5.25" image is affixed to a heavier 9.25" x 7.5" backing sheet, and is in fine condition. Backing sheet shows occasional smudges and light water staining along lower edge, none of which directly affects image. In fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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