Rectangular Union Case by S Peck 'The Calmady Children'

Made:
c. 1853
maker:
Samuel Peck and Company

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 young girls 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 patterned matt. 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.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/UC05
Materials:
metal (unknown), shellac, textile (velvet) and wood composites
Measurements:
overall (case): 97 mm x 90 mm
type:
union case
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford