Item 2008.001.1857 - [Portrait of a toddler with a basket]

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[Portrait of a toddler with a basket]

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  • [185-] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 6.5 x 8 cm (case), 4.5 x 5.5 cm (oval, sight)

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Item is a cased ambrotype, covered in paper, no front cover. Metal loop at the top suggests it was a frame as opposed to a case. Ambrotype held in with brass mat, cover glass and a soft brass preserver. Image is of a girl toddler, sitting on a chair, holding a basket. She wears a dress with black piping.

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Ambrotype is scratched on surface. Dusty. Case is worn, joint separating in top right corner. Paper peeling off case.

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