Item 2007.006.13.021 - Stanley dry plates

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Stanley dry plates

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  • [before 1904] (Creation)
    The Stanley Dry Plate Company

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1 box of negatives : b&w, glass plates ; 9.5 x 9.5 x 2.6 cm

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Box of 1 dozen 3.5 x 3.5 inch glass plate negatives in original box. Logo on box lid is an illustration of a knight on horseback with the words "On Stanley On". Dark red trim around the edges of the top and bottom box. Package is opened. Missing directions, formulas manual. Plates are dusty. The Stanley Dry Plate Company was purchased by Eastman Kodak in 1904, and the plates continued to be made with the Kodak brand name affixed to the label. This box shows no Kodak branding, dating them between 1884 and 1904. See The Stanley Museum, Kingfield, Maine:

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Poor: packing shows significant wear and tear

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Faint handwritten notes on four sides of box: Good and [illegible]

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