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Stereoscopic daguerreotype in a case, of a woman, probably dressed in mourning clothing

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

Stereoscopic daguerreotype in a case, of a woman, probably dressed in mourning clothing

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

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Creator: Vance, Robert H., 1825-1876
Other Creator: Palmquist, Peter E., collector
Date: ca. 1853-54
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Description:
Two ninth-plate daguerreotypes to form a stereoscopic pair.
Quarter-plate thermoplastic case with Mascher viewer built in, imprinted "MASCHER'S IMPROVED STEREOSCOPE / PHILADA. / PATENT / MARCH 8TH 1853"; printed label in case, "FROM R. H. VANCE'S / DAGUERREAN ROOMS / SAN FRANCISCO, SACRAMENTO, & MARYSVILLE, / CAL."
Imprint on case medallion, "Our Father which art in heaven hallowed be thy name / but deliver us from evil / MATTHEW VI, 9".
Physical Description:
1 photograph
b&w
5.7 x 4.2 cm.
Box:
Box 8
Volume/Enumeration:
103
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: 2056730
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