Blacksmith brothers


Impressive occupational tintype of three blacksmith brothers.  They are posed with their tools of the trades and judging by their expressions they are obviously quite serious about their portrait and profession.  We have to say we doubt anyone would want to challenge any of these brothers to a fight!  The image is approximately a sixth-plate measuring slightly larger at 2 ¾” x 4.”  It is in very good minus condition with some typical light wear, a darker area on the bottom right original to the process, and it is slightly soft in focus.