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Southworth and Hawes Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
in classic leather push button Boston case, gracefully posed middle aged gentleman, typical of the work of this fine shop, original paper seals.

Slight solar ring, still VG.
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