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This 1/6 plate tintype is of an older distinguished black man. The man promotes a full head of pure white hair and a neatly trimmed white beard. He is fully uniformed, with hand tinted gold buttons, and lightly tinted cheecks and lips. Clearly this is a free man, possibly a coachman. Although the tin has some solarization and two minor background cracks, the pride exhibited in this man is exceptional. No identification, c1860.

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Free Man of Color

Auction ended on Sat, Oct 7, 2017
Estimate $300 - $500
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1687 West Buck Hill Rd
Burlington, NC 27215
United States
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