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Sixth Plate


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WHERE WAS THE HAIR PATROL? Obviously, the daguerreian was mostly “focused” on obtaining a portrait that would satisfy the young dandy and he failed to notice that his patron’s tonsorial arrangement was less than perfect when the dark slide was pulled to reveal the naked, properly fumed sixth plate while awaiting the transfer of the fellow’s likeness. The newly taped piece is kept in a rare leather case that was split down the center of the cover and hinged on both sides. A metallic shield was placed across the middle and latches top and bottom keep the device proper closed.