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Beautifully tinted ruby ambrotype of boy in a DRESS

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Posted 3 years ago


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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.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks for looking david!

  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks for looking amber!

  3. rniederman rniederman, 3 years ago
    Awesome tinting on an ambro.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 3 years 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!

  5. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks toys!

  6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking toni!


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