Lot 9
  • 9

Anonymous American Photographers

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Anonymous American Photographers
  • Selected Images of Firemen
  • one daguerreotype and one ambrotype
  • Daguerreotype: sixth-plate 
    Ambrotype: half-plate 
one sixth-plate daguerreotype and one half-plate ambrotype, each hand-tinted, cased, 1840s-50s (2)

Literature

Stanley B. Burns, Mirror Mirror: The Burns Collection Daguerreotypes (New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2012), pl. 14

Catalogue Note

Upon close inspection, the hat worn by one of the sitters reads 'Manhattan.'
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