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Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Hawes - Two Sisters
Contact: Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
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United States of America
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, PA   18914  
Ref.#: 5668
Price: $75,000
Medium: Daguerreotype (1/4 plate)
Mount: in full leatherette case
Image_Date: 1850c
Print_Date: 1850c
Dimensions: 4-1/4 x 3-1/4 in. (108 x 83 mm)
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This plate is a variant of the whole plate which was the cover lot of the famous Sotheby's sale of the Feigenbaum collection. That daguerreotype broke and held the world record price for a dag at auction for four years at just under a half million dollars. In 1/4 plate leatherette case, and has been reframed in new gold leaf frame with silk covered archival mat. Provenance: Michael Lehr.

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