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    QUATER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE FRONTIERSMEN WITH DRAGOON PEPPERBOX & HAWKEN RIFLE. ca 1850s This very rare cased one quarter plate Daguerreotype of mountain man/Frontiersman has all the accoutrements for his adventure. This full standing image of un-identified man with mountain lion sash, holding a Hawken Plains rifle, Dragoon pepperbox pistol in mountain lion pelt holster & axe in belt, definitely has the 49er/frontiersman look. As this is a very desirable and very hard to find image for the collector. Small paper tag on front of case "James A. Palmer, artist". 3.25"x 4.25". Seal has been broken. Photograph in very fine condition, great contrast, with only one toned spot on the axe. Case has been separated and repaired with leather. From The William A. Turner Collection.

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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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