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Sixth Plate Tintype of Young Hunter and his Two Dogs, Posed with Shotgun
10/6/2014 - American History Timed
Great sixth plate tintype of a young hunter posed with his side-by-side percussion shotgun, and his two hunting dogs.  Housed in a Wreath of Grapes Union case (Krainik-188).

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