Content/DescriptionThree-quarter length portrait in military uniform wearing a sword and holding a hat. The military insignia and detailing are hand colored in gold. He is seated in front of a landscape backdrop and a curtain with two large tassels.
[Civil War Union cavalry soldier Seneca R. Flint.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 1976.002:029--CASE
1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 8.5 x 6.4 cm.
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Biographical NoteUnion cavalry soldier of the Wisconsin Volunteers, died 1864.
<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric (Berg no. 3-24). Material: black thermoplastic. Dimensions: 12.4 x 10 cm. Pad: green velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Littlefield Parsons & Co. Notes: Case fractured. Image package removed and stored separately.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: ruby glass with military detailing slightly hand colored. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Blind stamped on mat: Dean & Emerson, Patent Applied for. / Worcester, Mass. No 26. Printed in well (letterpress): Littlefield, Parsons & Co., / -Manufactures of- / Daguerreotype Cases. / L., P. & Co., / Are the sole proprietors and only / legal Manufactures of / Union Cases, with the / Embracing Riveted Hinge. - Patented, Oct. 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857.</physfacet>;;;
ProvenanceTransferred from the Clementine Ursula Norton papers (BANC MSS 76/20).
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