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Ambrotypes16 of 40Tragic Post Mortem ambrotype of Mother and ChildAmbrotype of early American Colonist
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Posted 2 years ago


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This quarter plate ambrotype was photographed by Webster of Louisville, Kentucky. Along with the case imprint of the photographer, the back of the case contains identification on the subjects along with the date of 1855.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking musik.

  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Wow, his arm is around intimate.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Good observation amber-- it is much more affectionate than is usually found.

  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks gargoyle and moonstone.

  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    This is a great family image!
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks vetraio-- I think it is a great glimpse into the 1850s.

  7. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks much rob and budek.

  8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks toni.


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