They were told to behave, but they didn’t have to look happy about it. Given the quarter plate dag’s Philadelphia style paper mat and a case also like those used in that area, these young gents’ parents perhaps took them to a studio in the city for their portrait. Whoever the maker was, he was good and added just the right amount of pigment to their faces and hands. Their collars are a crisp white and the blacks just the right shade. The dag is in fine condition and is resealed. The case is whole and has a nice blue pad.
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