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Sixth Plate


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“NELLIE HAS ASKED . . . For the picture” accorded to “Amelia” who wrote more about Charles Mason and his relations on a scrap of paper saved in the bottom of a leather case missing the cover. Mason was a genial fellow with sparkling eyes and a friendly mouth when his resealed sixth plate daguerreotype was made. He is framed by nice oxidation that added color to the silvery mirror.