Item 2009.005.002 - [Portrait of a man]

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[Portrait of a man]

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  • Graphic material

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2009.005.002

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  • [between 1858-1866] (Creation)
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    Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

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1 photograph : ambrotype, in union case ; 9.5 x 8.5 x 2.5 cm opening to 9.5 x 16.7 x 1.5 cm

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Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/4 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

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Good. Glass has minor pitting; some long brush marks through the image, probably from cleanings.

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  • English

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Digital scan available

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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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Date based on studio open dates. See "Early Florence History & Underground Railroad Studies, 2009, http://www.davidrugglescenter.org/earlybusiness.html"

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