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Double 1/9 plate daguerreotypes (2" x 2.5"ea) depict two gentlemen and two young women from the pre-Civil war period. The cover of the black 4.75" x 3" Gutta Percha or Union Case is decorated with an image of three young children at play with their toys, flanked by evergreen trees and edged in a foliate design. The reverse shows a simple oval frame device. The case maker is Littlefield, Parsons and Company and this particular style is considered rare. Excellent condition.

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19thC. Gutta Percha Case, Double 1/9 Daguerreotype

Estimate $200 - $400Mar 10, 2018