Oblong Union Case, Possibly For Ferrotypes

Made:
c. 1860

80x115mm black oblong union case. Maker John Smith (check card). Trade paper inside says 'Improved Patent Union Case' Formal design front and back. Diamond shaped pattern in centre. Plain red plush lining. Plain oblong gilt mat with rounded top. Patterend pinchbeck frame. Contains beautifully tinted carte-de-visite by J Hawke, 53 Union Street, Stonehouse, Devon. Portrait of lady standing in crinoline, dress in front of painted backdrop.

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/UC34
type:
union case
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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