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Robert Vance (attributed to) - Possibly A California Literary Group
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258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, PA   18914  
Ref.#: 5782
Price: $15,000
Medium: Daguerreotype (Full plate)
Mount: in full leatherette case
Image_Date: 1856-57
Print_Date: 1856-57
Dimensions: 5-3/4 x 7-1/2 in. (146 x 191 mm)
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The mat appears to resemble some of Vance's mats of this period. There is another damaged version of this daguerreotype in the collection of the Exchange National Bank of Chicago. See: Aperture, Fall, 1969, Vol. 14, No. 2, "A Collection of Photographs", u.p. on the introduction pages.

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