1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 9 x 6.7 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, 2 mats, 2 preservers Plate: clear glass with backing glass (Cuttings Patent process). Mat: plain oval. Cover glass: added glass. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case rails only. Material: leather over wood? Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.7 cm. Notes: Internal framing rails of a double hinged case are all that remain. Front and back case covers missing.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">On mat (LL): CUTTING'S PATENT / BRADY / JULY 4 & 11, 1854.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: Before treatment: ambrotype as found, framed in center portion of a double sided case, with case missing, therefore no backing and no cover glass. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 2: Plate was encased in glass with a dark backing during treatment.
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