Frémont & Cochrane: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionFrémont & Cochrane: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype. JF-1864-8, 25 mm gilt brass shell. The more desirable of the two versions with older, Civil War portrait of the candidate in his Union general's uniform. Somewhat crudely holed for suspension. Some minor bubbling to the emulsion at the top of Frémont's portrait; otherwise, a sharp and bold image. The Cochrane portrait is also quite nice. The frame is bright, retaining practically all of its original gilding. A very pleasing example.
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