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Blue-print frame

Description

Frame w/ glass; square and unpainted wood; glass covering green felt backing; brass hinges and stand. Process: Blue-print paper was put into frame and leaves would be placed on top of the paper. The frame was then laid in the sun. This process would imprint the leaf's color onto the sheet of paper (according to JST).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Photographic T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
FRAME, BLUE-PRINT
frames (furnishings)
Glass
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1288
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18611

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