Double sensitising box for daguerreotype process

Made:
1845-1855
maker:
Unknown

Double sensitising box for daguerreotype process. Wooden case with two compartments containing china dishes; remains of supporting coil springs in case (very corroded), sliding frosted glass covers; sliding plate holder for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2" plates.

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National Science and Media Museum: Kodak Gallery

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Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/6959
Materials:
earthenware, glass, mahogany (wood), white metal (unknown)
type:
daguerreotype sensitising box
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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