Dagurreotype Plates

Made:
1845-1850 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Unexposed daguerreotype plates in a metal tank, c. 1845. Nickle plated container with lid and two unexposed plates.
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Unexposed daguerreotype plates in a metal tank. Nickle plated container with lid and two unexposed plates. This type of container was used to store daguerreotype plates before use and also in the after process of development.

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Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.114
Measurements:
tank: 80 mm x 107 mm x 25 mm,
type:
daguerreotypes
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • positive - photograph
  • direct positive
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited

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