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Ambrotype in a case, of a girl standing between a seated female holding a handkerchief and a man

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

Ambrotype in a case, of a girl standing between a seated female holding a handkerchief and a man

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

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Creator: Clayton, James A. (James Atkins), 1831-1896
Other Creator: Palmquist, Peter E., collector
Date: ca. 1856-60
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Description:
Quarter-plate hand-tinted clear-glass ambrotype with metal back plate; original seal; evidence of asphaltum removal; stain in upper area of image.
Blindstamp on mat, "J. A. Clayton / San Jose".
Full black leather case, with an elaborate geometric scroll motif with jewel motif in center of cover.
Behind image an erased pencil inscription, "Maryu" on green backing paper.
Inscription on metal back plate, "this backing added 5-22-88 / K.A.
Physical Description:
1 photograph
b&w
12.1 x 9.6 cm.
Box:
Box 1
Volume/Enumeration:
1
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2056171
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