Daguerreotype In Red Morocco Case by Mayall

132x162mm red Morocco leather case with two latches. Lined with plain red plush. Rectangular gilt mat with domed top. Picture bound but not framed. (One latch broken). 85x115mm daguerreotype full length portrait of mother with her four daughters. One sitting on her knees, the other three standing. Fully tinted. Some tarnishing along bottom edge.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DD05
Materials:
metal (unknown), shellac, textile (velvet) and wood composites
Measurements:
overall (daguerreotype): 115 mm x 85 mm
overall (case): 162 mm x 132 mm
type:
hand coloured
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford