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    Quarter Plate Ambrotype: Chess Players, Circa 1860. Incredibly charming "painterly" image, with young woman seated across the table from what is doubtless her father, concentrating on a chess game on the table between them. They are seated in a room with windows visible at the left side. Beautifully posed with the elderly gentleman holding a long ear trumpet at his side. Superb quality, pristine condition. This is the exact image illustrated on page 30 in The Photograph Collectors Guide by Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London. Ex-Witkin Gallery and Jinny Moe collection. A great image with excellent provenance.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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