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Sixth Plate Ambrotype by J H Young Photographer New York Studio Stovepipe Hats

Strong image and a very nice of two young men arm and arm with black stovepipe top hats. The top hat being made famous by Lincoln and became an American fashion soon after he died.
Photographer stamp on the mat lower right and the address of the studio lower right.
J. H. Young’s Gallery 145 8th Av New York

A pencil written paper has the name of the man on the left, identified as Richard R. Palmer

Size: Sixth Plate - 2.75 x 3.25 inches (7 x 8 cm)
Condition: Fine with some loss to the opaque emulsion on the glass

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