Sixth-plate tintype, early-1860s girl photographed holding a large open book and seated in front of a great scenic painted backdrop, showing trees and a castle! Behind mat and glass in a full original case. Embossed on the velvet pad is the photographer's info, C.C. Schoonmaker of Troy, New York. The tintype has slight darkening around the edges, otherwise it is in excellent. The case is complete and intact with no repairs. Shipping: Choice of First Class (well-packed padded mailer) or boxed Priority.