Content/DescriptionRight-reading half length portrait. Spine title of book is Pat[ ] of Rec[ .] Mech[ ] Vol[ ]. (Perhaps a studio prop book on patents?)
[Aunt Met holding a book.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 1934.003:086--CASE
1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 6.7 x 5.5 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass with brown cloth backing, asphaltum backing on separate glass plate, plates separated by shim, face and earrings slightly hand colored. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: textured.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: half case. Motif: floral / geometric - leaf oval. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 9.2 x 8 cm.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Inscribed in case well: This is Aunt Met / and she is one / of the seven / wonders of the world / [illegible signature].</physfacet>;;;
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