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Daguerreotypist with Lewis-type camera on a tripod
Ambrotype, 1/4 plate
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (45 / 21)
He holds the cloth that will cover and uncover the lens. Fine 1/4 plate ambrotype on ruby glass. This is just at the period where the ambrotype was beginning to compete with the daguerreotype, so this ambrotype is an hommage to the earlier format.