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    CASED 1/4th PLATE TINTYPE OF LAWMEN IN EARLY AUTOMOBILE ca. 1920s. This tintype features an image four policemen with large circle star badges, hat badges, and uniforms. An older gentleman is driving the very early automobile and has a straw hat on, displaying a large badge on his street clothes. This man is very likely either the Sheriff or a police Sergeant/Captain, as his position and dress convey authority over the other men. There are large pine trees that can be seen in the background of this outdoor image. The image is cased and behind original glass, and measures 3.25"x 2.75". An interesting image as it vividly illustrates the changing nature of law enforcement during the Industrial Revolution.

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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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