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Spectacular 1/6th Plate Post-Mortem Ambrotype Photo of John Whaley, Died 1856, With Bonus Ambrotype of His Wife

Spectacular 1/6th Plate Post-Mortem Ambrotype Photo of John Whaley, Died 1856, With Bonus Ambrotype of His Wife

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When I went to look behind this ambrotype post mortem, I found that the backing being used was a ruby ambrotype of a woman, flipped backwards. Paper clippings with the photos identity the couple, presumably, as John Whaley (Died 1856) and wife Mary Brown Whaley (Died 1890), Parents of Robert H. Whaley. 

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