Item: View of Niagara Falls with three observers

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Record Number: 5941
Box/Case: 4A
Folder: 49
Reproduction restrictions: None
Photographer: Babbitt, Platt D.
Date of Original: circa 1855
Original Format: Photographs › Ambrotype
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 13.9 by 10.7 cm
Dimensions of image, 5 15/32 by 4 7/32 in
Dimensions of case, 11.8 by 15.1 by 2.0 cm
Dimensions of case, 4 21/32 by 5 15/16 by 13/16 in
Image description: Image: 1/2 plate; Two standing men dressed in hats and jackets and a woman seated at the shoreline of Niagara Falls. Preserver: Straight but more ornate (1850s). Mat: Double elliptical with matte surface (mid 1840s - mid 1850s). Case: Paper-covered wood-frame embossed with a vine and grapes design both front and back, with a gilded interior edge trim, a red velvet pinchpad, and a red velvet cushion embossed with a scroll work design.