1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 11.5 x 8.8 cm.
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<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, backing glass, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum on backing glass (Cutting's Patent process), face slightly hand colored. Mat: plain oval. Cover glass: added glass. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: The Chess Players (Rinhart no. 41). Material: leather (pigskin) over wood. Dimensions: 15.2 x 12 cm. Pad: purple velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Eickmeyer, H.A., Feb. 27, 1855. Notes: spine label - 507 (from prior owner). Asphaltum in well (ambrotype case).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">On mat [LL]: R.H. VANCE / SAN FRANCISCO. [LR]: CUTTING'S PAT. / JULY 4 & 11, 1854. Embossed on velvet pad: R.H. VANCE'S / PREMIUM DAGUERREAN GALLERIES / SAN FRANCISCO / SACRAMENTO / MARYSVILLE. Stamped on case (bottom back): H.A. EICKMEYER. PATENT FEB. 27, 1855.</physfacet>;;;
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