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Ambrotype in a case, of a woman and man, probably a wedding day portrait

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

Ambrotype in a case, of a woman and man, probably a wedding day portrait

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

Call Number:
Creator: Vance, Robert H., 1825-1876
Other Creator: Palmquist, Peter E., collector
Date: circa 1855
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Half-plate ambrotype.
Full leather case, geometric design; imprint on velvet pad of case: "R.H. VANCE'S/ PREMIUM DAGUERREAN & PATENT / AMBROTYPE GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO & SACRAMENTO"
May represent the earliest known photographic image of a full bridal costume in the American Pacific West.
Physical Description:
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 9.2 cm.
Host Note:
Series I. Images by Identified Photographers. California Photographers.
Box:
Box 7
Folder:
Folder 67
Volume/Enumeration:
67
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: 15259914
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