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    Magnificent, Huge James G. Blaine Image on Glass. Essentially one of the last ambrotypes, the photo emulsion was actually applied in reverse on the underside of the glass. White it made for a beautiful effect, these items were vunerable to damage, as the emulsion scratched or flaked off easily. This beauty from the Joe Brown Collection is mint, and the only one we can recall seeing still mounted to its original ribbon backing. Minor horizontal separations in the ribbon, near the top, detract minimally. The ambro in metal frame has a diameter of 53mm.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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