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Ruby ambrotypes and over-painted portraits

This years first arrivals.

Two heavily overpainted framed portraits of a young couple. 12×15 inch. One has a partially rubbed label to the reverse:

“Porteous Art Shop

120 Allison Street

(Queens Park) Glasgow”

OverPaint2 OverPaint1

Two unframed ruby ambrotypes. 9th plate size.

Ruby1 Ruby1b

Ruby2 Ruby2b

Time to get back to cataloguing the collection. I also need to photograph all the large framed works, a third of which are hanging on the wall at the studio.



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