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Posted on 05/30/2013


Photo taken on June  8, 2010


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Ambrotype of an American gentleman

Ambrotype of an American gentleman
6th plate ambrotype
unidentified American photographer, late 1850s - early 1860s
entru number: amb.2010.02

Ambrotype of an imposing American gentleman, wearing frock coat and a noteworthy cravat.

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Comments
Curt Johnson
Curt Johnson
Very nice ambrotype!
5 years ago.
skiagraphia has replied to Curt Johnson
Thank you! This one gives a strong three-dimensional feel when held in hands, which adds to the overall effect.
5 years ago.