Wooden Negative Plate Box With Lid

maker:
Unknown

Wooden negative plate box with lid. Hand dovetailed wooden box, 21x15x10cm overall. Grooves for 12 plates 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch. 'Floating' lid with brass spring, sliding top with lock. Perhaps for storing and transporting cleaned glass plates for collodion process. With key.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2956/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
type:
box
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford