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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A John Brown Ambrotype Goes to Auction

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Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Abolitionist John Brown on Cowan's Auction

October 30-31, 2018
Period copy of the famous 1857 half plate daguerreotype taken by Whipple and Black in Boston and curated at the Boston Athenaeum. Housed in full pressed paper case.
Condition:
Image has some tarnish and discoloration present around edge where mat meets image, along with some spotting to upper portion of image. Case with heavy wear to spine and moderate wear to edges.

For more information or to bid, visit Cowan's here

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