Content/DescriptionThree-quarter and full length portrait, he seated and she standing. He wears a suit in the style of a military uniform, she a dress colored blue. William Walker Cameron was born in 1843.
[William Walker Cameron and his sister Emma as children.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
1 photograph : ambrotype, hand colored ; sixth plate, visible image 6.8 x 5.7 cm.
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Date NoteBased on patent date in case well. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing, cloth backing, and daguerreotype backing plate. Dress, faces, and details hand colored. Mat: oval. Cover glass: added glass. Preserver: textured (removed and stored separately).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric - Shield with Ribbon and Stars (Krainik no. 166). Material: black thermoplastic. Dimensions: 9.6 x 8.5 cm. Pad: blue velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Littlefield, Parsons & Co. Notes: case badly cracked.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Printed in case well: Littlefield, Parsons & Co., / Manufacturers of / Daguerreotype Cases. / L. P. & Co. are the sole / Proprietors and only legal Manu- / facturers of UNION CASES, with the / Embracing Riveted Hinge. / Patented Oct. 14, 1856, / and April 21, 1857. Plate marks (stamped on daguerreotype plate used as backing, LR): [circle in sixths emblem] [lamb bearing cross between 2 crescent moons, with initials J and P in lower corners] 40.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [William Walker Cameron and his sister Emma as children.] (Case well.)
Image 2: Content/DescriptionDuring treatment: printed text in image well of case. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1963.004:068––NEG
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