Lot 614    

Fine Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Metal Workers and Their Shop,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
anonymous image of the storefront of WHITNEY & REED Tin Plate, Sheet Iron and Copper Workers. A striking, brilliant plate, showing four men and six boys standing on a wooden sidewalk, with a cast-iron stove in the foreground. In a full leather oversized push-button case. The image has been overmatted with an arch-top style mat; the mat on the plate is a mid-50s style. Plate probably not original to case.

Condition:  
Plate with a wipe to left of peak of roof, else flawless and bright with excellent contrast. Resealed and cover glass replaced.
Sold: $13,800.00
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