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1850s photograph fetches £185k

Posted on: 19 November 2008

An 1850s daguerreotype fetched €216,750 (around £185,000) at an auction in Paris, France.

The image (pictured) by Baron Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros was part of a collection belonging to antiquarian bookseller André Jammes and his wife, Marie-Therese, who began collecting photographs in 1955. [via Amateur Photographer]

Read the rest of the story and see the photo yourself.


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  • thebail: Reblogged this on Underwater Ap
  • Veronica Lynne: Did you use it? It's RODEO time! That might make a good pic for the fb page to.
  • Veronica Lynne: Certainly. I am flattered. Just give credit--ChromaticSoul Photos. Also, I would love to see how you use it. The rodei is this weekend! Veronica Lynn
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