Ambrotype, Ships Master with Ebony Octant

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Ambrotype, Ships Master with Ebony Octant

An exceedingly rare image… the subject wearing a chinstrap beard and gold watchchain holds an octant that appears to be ebony with an ivory Vernier, pencil and nameplate; he is seated at a table covered with a paisley cloth. The image is housed within a Florence Manufacturing Company [Florence, Massachusetts] case.

Item Date: 1850s to Mid-1860s

Estimated Year: 1858

Price: $1,150

SKU 604-66

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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