1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 8.9 x 6.4 cm.
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<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric - [inset cameo portrait of Shakespeare?](Berg no. 3-25C). Material: thermoplastic. Dimensions: 12.2 x 10.1 cm. Pad: purple velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Scovill Manufacturing Co. Notes: spine label - 419 (from prior owner). Very rare case. Mackay notes: The handsome case with medallion of Shakespeare was in the Britt gallery photographic stock, and never sold or used.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Printed in case well: GENUINE / UNION CASE, / IMPROVED. / Fine Gilt and Burnished / Hinge. / Scovill Mf'g Co./. Accompanying note (typed): Daguerreotype copy made from an engraving, made by Preter Britt, first photographer of Oregon, gift of Emil and Mollie Britt.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: Before treatment: open thermoplastic union case exterior, showing front and back covers. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 3: During treatment: printed text in image well of case, (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
ProvenanceGift of Emil and Mollie Britt to Zelda Mackay.
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