Blue-print frame

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18611

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

Descriptive Terms

frames (furnishings)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Glass
Brass
FRAME, BLUE-PRINT

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1288