Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The image being a cased sixth plate tintype with a late 20th century hang tag naming the sitter as Walker. Included, as follows, are three images that accompanied the "Walker" tintype: a cased ninth plate tinted ruby ambrotype of a stylish young woman; two small tintypes of young girls lacking cases. It is unknown if these images are truly associated.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Overall very good condition.