TOUCHED HER ARM. He was a cunning small lad who held his large hat in a gloved hand and stood docilely next to his seated older sister. She wore a very fine bonnet with long ribbons flowing down her chest that ended at her slender waist. The lad’s pleated shirt and broad silk bow tie certainly were unusual fashions for a youngster. Their remarkable resealed and lightly cleaned sixth plate likeness has tiny mat scrapes and a hint of patina along the left edge of the scalloped brass frame. I wonder if a second exposure might have been taken that presented the kid wearing that headgear? A full leather case compliments the pair. Their endearing image certainly sparkles and it is highly reflective too.