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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/28/2020
A good early daguerreotype related history found among the pages of a heavily worn hardbound copy of "Benham's New Haven City Directory, For 1846-7. To which are appended many Useful and Interesting Notices", 134pp. 8vo., including the advertisement in which Moulthrop & Hart, "Invite the attention of the public to their New Picture Gallery in Brewster's Exchange" with the announcement adding, in part: "In their selection of the rooms…they have had special regard to a suitable degree of light, which is an all important consideration in the Photographic art and in which…they have been uncommonly successful". Also advertised is Mr. Samuel Peck boost that his "Daguerreotype Likenesses" will be "made satisfactory, or no sale". As mentioned this directory is heavily worn with detached boards, but nonetheless it contains a highly desirable piece of early photography history.
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1840's New Haven, Connecticut City Directory Containing Daguerreotype Advertisement.

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Friday, February 28, 2020.
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