6 year old boy with favourite toys Tintype
Unbelievably charming 6th plate size OCTAGON tinted tinype images of the same little Lord fauntleroy. This little bundle of trouble refused to wear shoes for his portraits with his favorite toys. His dour expression is a sign of the times. Identified as ( Francois’ Gagne,1868, age 6, Quebec City). On the left, he is wearing plaid short pants tinted a green color. He is pulling a music maker with wheels and is shoeless. On the right, he wears a planation hat a blue tinted shirt and playing a snare drum ? also shoeless. Both plates are excellent and flat. The mats and preservers are excellent and have been professionally cleaned and resealed with P-90 archival tape on 9/21/00′. They are housed in a virtually mint, 6th plate dual image Union case. The color and sheen are wonderful and the high relief geometric designs are exquisite. and the hinges are tight.
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