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Unidentified man and woman

PC005.D04.014 (RS13487)

Description

A man and a woman shown side-by-side in an unusual double mat format. Possibly two 1/8 plates framed together with double oval window mat; possibly taken with a camera designed to make multiple exposures on a single plate.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1855
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: "Token" was gold tooled into the spine.
Dimensions
3 1/4x 4 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
4x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
4x 5x 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 143
GUSN
253792
Reference Code
PC005.D04.014

Record details

Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
landscape format
men (male humans)
portraits
spouses
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-4 [Drawer 36 in old database]

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