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Welcome to our Fall 2016 Auction!

Offerings include an extremely rare solograph which includes a wonderful advertisement for Ezekiel Hawkins'  establishment.  Daguerreotype highlights include a killer guitar player, a spectacular close-up, a large frame with ten family images, half-plates, a Whitehurst   stereo and a lovely postmortem.  Other hard images    included a farmer with his prized steer, outdoor, a great half-plate military piece, a hotel and a rare identified Civil War panotype.  Cdv’s and cabinet cards include a military photographer with camera, photographer advertisement, studio’s, an extremely rare still life of a photo retouching device, an image with palmer Cox’s Brownies on the border, kids with dogs, occupational   including a cool jockey, typesetters, bookies, and a disabled African American woman.  Other paper is highlighted by a camera supply booth.   



Hope to see you at the Daguerreian Society's annual symposiumon on Oct 19-23 in New York City! For information about this exciting event, visit the Society's 2016 Conference page.

Cabinet card of a photographer's hand coloring tool


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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