[Man]

[Man]

Photograph

[Man]

ca. 1858
Ambrotype
Image (each): 2 3/8 × 1 3/4 in. (6 × 4.4 cm) (1/4 plate)
Case: 4 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 7/8 in. (12.1 × 9.5 × 2.2 cm)
Purchase
1969.0205.0025
Inscriptions Engraved on recto of brass mat, BC: MOULTON \ AMBROTYPE
Stamped on recto of viewer inside of case, BC: MASCHER'S IMPROVED STEREOSCOPE \ PHILADA. \ PATENT \ MARCH 8TH 1852
Inscribed in pen on applied label on spine of case: 616
Entry 616 in Mackay's notebook (located in library): Handsome Mascher’s Stereoscope, ambrotype Patent, photographer Moulton, distinguished looking man, husband of #617 and father of #618. Fine leather case. From Robert Austin, Hopeland, Mass. Cost $4.15 Worth 7.50 to 10.00
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