Lot 27
  • 27

Anonymous American Photographer

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15,000 - 25,000 USD
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Description

  • Anonymous American Photographer
  • FREIGHT TRAIN, VERMONT
  • daguerreotype
quarter-plate daguerreotype, sealed, cased, circa 1850

Catalogue Note

This outdoor daguerreotype shows a great deal of minute detail.  When examined under magnification, the lettering on the locomotive – 'VERMONT'— can be clearly seen.   Three figures, the center one possibly a woman, are visible atop the freight cars.
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