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    Tinted 1/6th Plate Ambrotype in Union Case. This photo of a prosperous gentleman, circa 1860, is hand colored with realistic flesh tones against a muted blue background. The sitter's watch chain and stickpin are delicately gilded with a pleasing conservatism in keeping with the image's tasteful coloring. Housed in a velvet lined gutta percha case signed "A. Schaefer" and decorated with a piano recital scene on both panels (Krainik 143). The portrait is in excellent condition. The case has some light wear consistent with normal use and is in very fine condition.

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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