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Beautifully tinted ruby ambrotype of boy in a DRESS

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Posted 1 year ago

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scottvez
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I love the tinting on this one-- it is exceptionally well done.

This 1850s ambrotype shows a boy in a green dress and frilly white underneath!

The image is a NINTH plate.

Boys in dresses was common in 19th century images and continued well into the 20th century.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking david!

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking amber!

    scott
  3. rniederman rniederman, 1 year ago
    Awesome tinting on an ambro.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks rob. I have found that quality ambrotypes are starting to receive a lot of attention from foks who used to be strict daguerreotype collectors. Tinted ambrotypes are very popular!

    scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks toys!

    scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 6 days ago
    Thanks for looking toni!

    scott

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