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    Hand-Tinted Sixteenth Plate Tintype of Great Armed Wild West, ca. 1870s-1880s. A young cowboy with pistol & Bowie knife in his belt poses before a studio backdrop of an outdoor landscape. The young man rests his left arm on a stand draped with a decorative blanket. The man's cheeks are lightly tinted, lending a life-like feel to the image. The image is housed in a beautiful gutta-percha case with a deeply embossed floral pattern on both sides, a pressed velvet interior, and decorative pressed-tin, gilt "frame" around the image. Measures approximately 3.25" x 3.75".

    Condition:
    Fine, minor dents, small scratches on tin.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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