Two 19th century photographs including a post-mortem image. 1st item: Ambrotype of a dead young man, decorative gilt mat and velvet lined union case with phoenix design to exterior. 3 1/2" x 3". 2nd item: Ambrotype of six people, possibly a family, with the face of one woman inked or rubbed out. 4 1/2" x 3 1/2". CONDITION: 1st item: spine of case intact but with some separation at edges. Image in very good condition. 2nd item: missing half of union case, wear to case exterior and denting and oxidation to metal mat. Some darkening to image.
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