Item: Daguerreotype reproduction of a painting of a woman
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Record Number: 5646
Reproduction restrictions: None
Was donated by: Graeme, Ann
Date of Original: circa 1855
Original Format: Photographs › Daguerreotype
Reproduction Format: Painting
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 7 by 8.2 cm
Dimensions of image, 2 25/32 by 3 7/32 in
Dimensions of case, 8 by 9.3 by 1.8 cm
Dimensions of case, 3 1/8 by 3 19/32 by 23/32 in
Inscription text: (ink on paper): Mrs. Ann Graeme / see page 36
Inscription location: Note glued to case cushion
Image description: Image: 1/6 plate: Reproduction of a painting, with frame visible along the right and bottom edges, of a woman wearing a lace rimmed cap or bonnet, with a sheer collar or shawl about her shoulders, and large, loose cuffs on her sleeves that end just below the elbow.
Preserver: Stiff & heavy (1847-50).
Matt: Nonpariel with matte finish (mid 1840s to mid 1850s).
Case: Leather-covered wood-frame with a geometric design embossed on both front and back, with a gilded pattern along the edge on the inside of the case, with red velvet pinchpad, and red velvet cushion embossed with a geometric design (1850-1860s).