Item 2008.001.1867 - [Portrait of two young girls]

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[Portrait of two young girls]

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  • [185-] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (closed), 9.5 x 16.5 cm (opened), 6.5 x 5.5 cm (sight)

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Item is a cased ambrotype, but front cover does not match back cover, not hinged, separated from each other. Front cover is brown with two metal clasps, and back cover is black case with one metal clasp. Inside front cover is a red velvet soft cushion with detail of a flower. Image side has brass mat, soft brass preserver but no cover glass, ambrotype is not protected. Image is of two young girls sitting side by side and holding hands. They look directly at the camera. Both wear dresses, one on left has a plaid one on, and girl on right has a polka dotted dress. Girl on right has long ringlets and has freckles. Girl on left has her hair up and parted down the middle. Both wear the same necklace with locket. Their cheeks are tinted pink.

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Front and back covers are mismatched. Not attached. BE CAREFUL WHEN HANDLING. Both covers are worn, and front cover's right side is loose. No cover glass to protect ambrotype. Some marks and abrasions on surface. But relatively good condition.

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