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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the History of Photography, 1840-1917
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Examples of Photographs

Box 1, Folder 1

Daguerreotypes.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Daguerreotype 1/6th plate: girl in striped dress, badly scratched inner case covered with tweed; image sealed with scotch tape.
  • 2. Daguerreotype 1/6th plate: girl in carved chair; cleaned case needs rehinging.
  • 3. Splendid 1/4th plate in unusual frame; portrait of young girls.
Box 1, Folder 2

Ambrotypes.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 4. Ambrotype 1/9th plate: very good, backed with cloth, but emulsion protected by glass.
  • 5. Ambrotyype 1/6th plate: interesting patriotic protector frame; example of deterioration from cloth cacking.
  • 6. Ambrotype 1/4th plate: uncased; painted backing, asphaltum.
  • 7. Ambrotype 1/9th plate on ruby glass.
Box 1, Folder 3

Tintypes.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 8. Tintype: full plate portrait, tinted.
  • 9. Tintype: full plate group portrait in buggy.
  • 10-11. Tintypes 1/6th plates: very good portraits.
  • 12-14. Tintypes 1/6th plates in paper jackets.
  • 15-17. Tintypes 1/6th plates: ordinary.
  • 18. Tintype 1/9th plate in paper sleeve with ad on verso.
  • 19. Tintype damaged from cleaning.
  • 20. Tintype in paper jacket: gem.
Box 1, Folder 4

Albumen prints.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 21. Albumen: full print view of exterior of mosque.
  • 22-23. Albumens: portraits mounted on oval cardboard backings.
Box 1, Folder 5

Cartes-de-visites.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 24-20. Various portraits: ordinary, most have document stamp on verso.
  • 31. Portrait in paper frame.
Box 1, Folder 6

Gelatin cabinets and other portraits.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 32-36. Cabinet portraits: ordinary.
  • 37. Imperial (10 × 7 in.).
  • 38. Cabinet portrait on larger mount (7.25 × 5 in.).
  • 39. Cabinet portrait on larger mount (8.25 × 7.75 in.).
  • 40. Group portrait, 5 × 7 in. mount.
  • 41. Portrait on 10.75 × 8 in. mount.
  • 42. Velox portrait.
Box 1, Folder 7

Miscellaneous photographs.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 43. Kodak no.1 photograph.
  • 44. Gelatin 8 × 10 in. mount: view of house.
  • 45. Cyanotype 8 × 10 in.: two children in garden.
 

A Group of Prints Made from Copy Negatives of Holdings in the Historical Collection of the Royal Photographic Society, London

Box 2, Folder 1

Adamson and Hill.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Annan, James Craig, 1864-1946.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 3

Carnarvon, Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th earl of, 1830-1890.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 4

Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2, Folder 5

Davison, George, 1856-1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 6

Day, F. Holland, 1864-1933.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2, Folder 7

Demachy, Robert, d. 1937.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 2, Folder 8

Evans, Frederick Henry, 1852-1943.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 9

Fenton, Roger, 1819-1896.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 10

Molard, Humbert de, d. 1874.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 11

Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 2, Folder 12

Polak, Richard, b. 1870.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 13

Rejlander, Oscar Gustave, 1813-1875.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2, Folder 14

Robinson, Henry Peach, 1830-1901.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 15

Sutcliffe, Frank Meadow, 1853-1941.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 16

Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 2, Folder 17

Thomson, John, 1837-1921.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 18

White, Clarence Hudson, 1871-1925.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 19

Wilkinson, Benjamin Gay, 1857-1927.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Oversize Box 1

Oversize group of prints made from copy negatives.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Cameron, Julia Margaret (Pattle) 1815-1879. 25 items.
  • 2. Carnarvon, Henry Howar Molyneux Herbert, 4th earl of, 1830-1890. 1 item.
  • 3. Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966. 3 items.
  • 4. Day, F. Holland, 1864-1933. 2 items.
  • 5. Emerson, Peter Henry, 1856-1936. 1 item.
  • 6. Fenton, Roger, 1819-1896. 1 item.
  • 7. Käsebier, Gertrude, 1852-1934. 1 item.
  • 8. Keighley, Alexander, 1861-1947. 1 item.
  • 9. Konc, Olga. 1 item.
  • 10. Mortimer, F.J., d. 1944. 4 items.
  • 11. Rejlander, Oscar Gustave, 1813-1875. 1 item.
  • 12. Sawyer, Lyddell, 1856-1895. 1 item.
  • 13. Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877. 5 items.
  • 14. Unidentified photograph. 1 item.