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Miss Nannie Walker

Miss Nannie Walker
"Miss Nannie Walker
Taken Aug. 3d
1870 by H.J.O."
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Sixth-plate hand-tinted tintype in daguerreotype case. Acquired from a second hand tractor dealer who had found the photo in a furniture abandoned in a farm barn, on the outskirts of the world-renow…
Added on June 24, 2017

Miss Nannie Walker

Miss Nannie Walker
"Miss Nannie Walker
Taken Aug. 3d
1870 by H.J.O."
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Sixth-plate hand-tinted tintype in daguerreotype case. Acquired from a second hand tractor dealer who had found the photo in a furniture abandoned in a farm barn, on the outskirts of the world-renow…
Added on June 24, 2017

Ferrotype of three (Bucharest?) suburbanites

Ferrotype of three (Bucharest?) suburbanites
Romanian ferrotype, roughly CDV-sized
Photographer unknown, possibly Bucharest, ca. 1895-1910

There`s no simple way to describe what a "mahalagiu" means in Romanian. Initially naming a neighbourhood / quarter in urban settlements throughout the European…
Added on June 13, 2013

Two faces of Prussia: detail

Two faces of Prussia: detail
Half plate German ambrotype
photographer unknown, probably late 1850s

Two brothers - a Prussian soldier and an elegantly dressed civilian - proudly pose in this rare German ambrotype. An image of fraternal solidarity, but also an involuntary allegory of…
Added on June  3, 2013

Two faces of Prussia

Two faces of Prussia
Half plate German ambrotype
photographer unknown, probably late 1850s

Two brothers - a Prussian soldier and an elegantly dressed civilian - proudly pose in this rare German ambrotype. An image of fraternal solidarity, but also an involuntary allegory of…
Added on June  3, 2013