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Contact: Charles Schwartz|
Company: Charles Schwartz Ltd.
21 East 90th Street
New York, NY 10128 USA
Ref.#: 3233Price: $1,800
Medium: Ivorytype, full plate, hand-paintedPhoto Date: 1855-60Print Date: 1855-60Photo Country: United States (USA)Photographer Country: United States (USA)
In the ivorytype process, a photographic image was transferred to imitation ivory or to glass back with ivory-tinted paper. These were popular in the 19th century, and were intended to resemble a painting on ivory. The gentleman pictured in this portrait is very well dressed and photographed in an elaborate studio setting, with a heavy red curtain draped elegantly behind him. The hand-coloring is carefully done.
"Reed Beeder" is etched into the top of the plate.
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