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Weighty Tome
Opening: $270
Hammer Price: $270
Skylight Gallery 18
March 2004

Sixth plate ambrotype of a gent, apparently invalided and perhaps on death's door, sitting in bed and reading from a large book. Uncased Cuttings-Patent style image with traces of tinting in light red.   ( Inventory# ia641 )

The sitter's direct, even aggressive, stare lend significance to the book he holds, perhaps a bible.

Images and text copyright 2001-2014 by Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

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