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Top Hat Ambrotype
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This ambrotype is of a man with attitude, wearing a loose fitting coat (possibly a sack coat, we can't see the hem), shiny top hat and cravat tied in a crispy bow. Now you even know what size of cigar to smoke in order to be historically accurate.