October 06, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes of Men and Women, Incl. Portrait of Man Possibly Playing Cats-in-the-Cradle, Group of Nine

Lot of 9 hard images of men and women, the highlight being a sixth plate ambrotype of a young man holding string, possibly playing cats-in-the-cradle, housed in full case that has undergone significant wear. Few chips in emulsion.

6 sixth plate daguerreotypes, comprised of 2 views of aged women, one holding a book in her hand, plus 4 portraits of young men, one wearing a silk vest and kerchief/tie that is perfectly positioned for the portrait (few spots on plate). One of the studio views of a young man shows some discoloration near the center of the plate. Each housed in full case.

2 sixth plate ambrotypes, the first a view of a young woman, the lining of the case stamped, From Schoonmakers/ 282/ River St./ Troy NY, housed in full case. The second, a portrait of a young man, housed in full thermoplastic case. 

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