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Man Seated in Painted Chair, Sixth Plate Daguerreotype

$375.00

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SKU: CA-6 Category:

THE PAINTED CHAIR. While I do love the actual subject of this sixth plate dag, I do wish that we could see more of the painted chair he was sitting in, especially since it’s perfectly in focus, while he is just a hair off. The man looks a bit stern, don’t you think? His cheeks are bright pink and his shiny hat bounced the light around. There are is a small, old wipe at the very top. There is also a dent in the middle of his chest. The dag was resealed but not by us. He comes in a case with an old spine repair.

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