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Occupational Ambrotype Photograph 1/4 Plate Man w/ Tool in Geometric Union Case

$250.00 $225.00

  • Large 1/4 Brown Thermoplastic Photograph Case 
  • “Geometric”, Listed Berg 3-38s [scarce] 
  • Manufactured by Holmes, Booth, and Haydens.  c.1857
  • Interior can hold 1 1/4 Plate Size Photograph
  • Included Ambrotype: Great Occupational shot of an older gentleman holding a wooden tool, perhaps a carpenter.
  • Photograph in lovely ornate brass mat and protector, no protective glass 
  • Case measures approx. 4-7/8″ W x 4″ H x 7/8″ Thick-closed 
  • Great addition for any collection!

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Description

Case is worn with some large cracks and chips on the exterior. The interior has a lightly worn purple velvet cushion, good working original brass hinges, and good working clasps. The Included ambrotype is in very good condition. There are a few tiny scratches on the image, and some very light dust.

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