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Pair of studio portraits of young and old couples 1850s Creation Notes: an itinerant photographer as backdrop is a simple sheet drop
Materials & Technique: photographs, 1/4 plate ambrotypes,colour dyes, gilt pair of ambrotypes Support: original plain leather case, hinge broken, one ambrotype to each side

Dimensions: image (irregular) 7.4 h x 6.0 w cm plate 8.2 h x 7.2 w cm cased image 9.4 h x 8.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: NGA Photography Fund: Farrell Family Foundation donation
Accession No: NGA 2004.192.A-B
Subject: Portrait: male Portrait: child