[Civil War Union cavalry soldier Seneca R. Flint.]
BANC PIC 1976.002:029--CASE
1 photograph: ambrotype; quarter plate, visible image 8.5 x 6.4 cm.
Three-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.
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.
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.
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.
Union cavalry soldier of the Wisconsin Volunteers, died 1864.
Transferred from the Clementine Ursula Norton papers (BANC MSS 76/20).