October 06, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes of Young Men, Incl. Portrait by Kelsey, Group of Nine

Lot of 9.

3 sixth plate daguerreotypes of men, one a folk art portrait, each housed in full case.

Sixth plate daguerreotype of a young man, mat stamped by photographer, Kelsey. Housed in half case.

Sixth plate daguerreotype of a man identified on modern tape (used in resealing the daguerreotype) as Mr. Lebri of Farmington, NH with the Rondo Shoe Co., housed in full case.

Ninth plate daguerreotype of pensive looking young man, major wear to plate, uncased; second ninth plate daguerreotype of young man housed in mother-of-pearl-inlay case, which has undergone substantial wear. 

 

2 ninth plate ambrotypes, including view of a young man in a fur trimmed coat, uncased, and young man with his hand in his white vest, housed in full case separated at hinge.

 

Condition:

Most are in good condition with minor cases of surface scratches. Flaking to varnish on back of ambrotype showing man in fur-collared jacket. Major surface wear to ninth plate daguerreotype of pensive looking man. 

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$144
10/06/2016