Antique HARDING'S PATENT PHOTO ALBUM w/ Tintypes-1853

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Description : You are looking at a wonderful and very rare antique album filled with 43 tintypes and photographs. T are 38 tintypes and 5 old photographs. They are displayed in a small antique album, which says on the inside page, "HARDING'S PATENT PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM - Patented March 8, 1853. PHOTOGRAPHS, William W. Harding, 630 Chestnut St., Philadelphia." T is a signature in pencil, "J. S. Jones."

I have tried to photograph the album from every angle, as well as some of the photographs inside. All of the tintypes have "tinted rosy cheeks," and t are a lot of beautiful Victorian details in the photographs! The album measures 5 1/8" tall x 4 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" deep, and the photographs vary in size. The edges of the pages are accented with gold, and t are lovely designs all around the edges that you can see when the album is closed. It also has a beautiful metal hinge clasp that still closes nicely!

I considered separating the photographs and selling them separately, but I am afraid
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