Amon Carter print details

[Woman]

William J. Shew (1820-1903)

Object Details

  • Date

    ca. 1857

  • Object Type

    Photographs

  • Medium

    Daguerreotype with applied color

  • Object Formats

    Cased photograph, 1/6 plate

  • Dimensions

    Image: 2 1/4 x 2 13/16 in.
    Case: 3 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 11/16 in.

  • Inscriptions

    [descriptive paragraph about case, black type on sheet of paper underneath daguerreotype]: Improved Union Cases. (underlined) \ S. Peck's Patent, \ October 3, 1854. (underlined) \ S.Peck & Co., \ New Haven, CT., \ are the sole manufacturers of the gen- \ uine Union Cases, of which, the latest \ improvement, consists in the beautiful \ shades of color, and fineness of texture, \ and of having the hinges inserted in \ metal; thus preventing the breaking \ out of the hinge.

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number

    P1989.22.5

  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: Off view
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