Fretwork fan carte de visite holder

Seven fret worked "leaves" pivoted at base with screw and wing nut. Each has an aperture for a carte de visite, with brass retaining toggles. Fits into wooden base via a tapered wooden pillar. Fret worked screen fits in front. Pattern of painted swallows and flowers and line decoration overall.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/2617
Materials:
brass, wood
type:
carte-de-visite holder
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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