Item 2008.001.1868 - [Portrait of a man]

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[Portrait of a man]

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  • [185-] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 8.5 x 9.5 cm (closed), 17 x 9.5 cm (open), 5 x 6.5 cm (oval, sight)

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Item is a hinged black case with ambrotype inside. However, hinge is now gone and both front and back covers are loose. Held close with two metal clasps. Inside front cover has a red velvet soft cushion with some leaf details. Gold details outside edges of black case. Brass matt and brass preserver around ambrotype, but no cover glass. Image is a portrait of a man facing camera. Beards grows along side and under chin, with hair long and parted on the side. Cheeks are tinted pink.

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Front and back covers are loose from each other. Covers are worn. Ambrotype is not protected with a cover glass. Some abrasions on surface.

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  • English

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