James Bert Barton JBB Orotone Goldtone Mt. Rainier Lake Photograph Asahel Curtis

Hello. Up for your consideration this week and from my personal collection is a gorgeous James Bert Barton orotone or goldtone photograph housed in its original gesso piecrust gilt frame. The plate measures 8x10 inches and depicts Mt. Rainier reflected in Mirror Lake. The image is signed JBB in the lower right hand corner. The orotone itself is in excellent condition aside from a few small scratches near the bottom of the plate as shown in the attached photograph. I never noticed the scratches when the image was hung on my wall and they are mentioned in the purpose of full disclosure. The piecrust frame exhibits some minor cracking consistent with its age and a few small repairs that are not particularly noticeable. The plate is still housed in the original frame and thus has never been examined outside of the frame. Please excuse the reflections in the photographs of the orotone; as you likely know orotones are difficult to photograph. Feel free to e-mail additional questions.
Pleasereview the photographs as they are part of the description. Payment is expected within three days from the close of the auction, otherwise I reserve the right to cancel the auction with no prior written notice. Fully insured shipping via USPS Priority Mail will be $20 within the United States, $45 for Canada, and $60 for the rest of the known universe.
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