Rectangular Union Case by S Peck 'The Calmady Children'

Display Location:
National Media Museum, Kodak Gallery
Made:
c. 1853

90x97mm dark brown union case by S Peck (Trade Paper on back says 'S Peck's Patent Feb 5th 1856 - H Halverson's patent Aug 7th 1855 - assigned to S Peck'). Die cast by H W Hayden, from picture by Sir Thomas Lawrence 'The Calmady Children'. Shows two girl children close up in a field. Back is mostly plain with grape design in centre and leaf design in four corners. Lined with purple plush with formal motif. Oval gilt patterend mat. Pinchbeck frame. 60x70mm collodion positive by J TImms, 31 High Holborn, London. Three quarter young gentleman seated almost full face. Some tinting. Nice trade card backing picture.

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/UC05
type:
union case
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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