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Sixth Plate


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LESS IMPORTANT! Although her parents specified to their maker that the young girl be included in this sealed sixth size likeness, the operator realized that he didn’t have enough area inside his tight space to seat them three across so he did the next best thing and asked the daughter to stand behind the adults. Window light bathed the trio from the right side and a white reflector softened any shadows. As clearly seen the focus was on mom and dad and the gal was softly rendered. Gold was added to the lady’s jewelry and her child’s brooch. Ample patina flows inside the wide-opening octagonal brass mat. There are vertical buff strokes on the surface plus a mold spider on dad’s head. Excellent contrast and deep depth are present. I must say that any fashion person interested in examining a dress worn by a full figured woman circa 1847 would be well advised to buy the example.