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Our Spring 2017 Auction is open!

For information and to place bids:

Bidding closes at 10pm on Wednesday March 29.

Daguerreotype offerings include a badass gold miner, a portrait of Jenny Lind, a rare plate of a baby and its nanny from India, a Mason, a stunning piece of hair jewelry, a monocular Mascher, a lovely framed French piece, along with identified images for Anson, Powers, Walker, and Broadbent.  Other hard plates include an extraordinary political statement about taxes, a butcher, a tavern, a tailor, surveyors, men with horses and a girl with an unusual shutter release bulb.  CDVs and cabinet cards include a photographer,   photo advertising, a specialty photo studio, the interior of a studio, kittens, dogs, a saddle maker, a baker with bread, a fireman, a MN fire, African American, carnival/freak show personalities, a painter, a football player and musicians. Other paper includes a stunning display window with violins. 

For over 20 years Capitol Gallery has offered a comprehensive range of 19th century photographic fine art and related ephemera through our annual spring and fall auctions and year round in our photo gallery.

We specialize in daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes, and a diverse selection of paper photography including CDVs, cabinet cards, albumen and gelatin silver prints, photogravurers and woodburytypes, by American, English and European photographers. We also offer one of the finest selections of thermoplastic frames and cases. Additionally, we offer a selection of turn-of-the-century and 20th-century photography by American and European artists.


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