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    Quarter Plate Tintype of Arlington House Painting. An early 19th century rendering of the Custis-Lee Mansion is here reproduced as a photograph. A period paper label affixed to the back identifies the image and dates it to January, 1862. In stamped brass mat. Somewhat dark with area of emulsion loss in lower left corner. A rare and highly unusual subject for a tintype that was quite likely made for a Union soldier occupying Robert E. Lee's sadly abandoned home.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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