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[Unidentified black woman.]
August 30, 1860
BANC PIC 1982.035:235--CASE
1 photograph: ambrotype; ninth plate, visible image 4.8 x 3.5 cm.
Half length portrait of a woman wearing striped dress with white lace collar and jewelry (brooch).
Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material:
On mat: Holmes, Booth and Haydens Superfine / Waterbury, Conn. [?].
Inscribed in case well (in pencil): Aug. 30, 1860.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing (emulsion up) and blackened well. Jewelry slightly hand colored. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.
Container or Case Note:
Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 7.3 x 6 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed motif.
Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections,
Portraits of African-Americans from the Elizabeth and James Abajian collection of Afro-Americana.
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
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