Daguerreotype correcting mirror

Daguerreotype correcting mirror

Lens

Charles Chevalier

French, 1804–1859

Daguerreotype correcting mirror

1852
Metal and glass
Overall: 3 5/8 × 3 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (9.2 × 8.5 × 8.8 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1978.1500.0001
DescriptionCorrecting mirror made by Chevalier.
Inscriptions Printed in black ink, scalloped-oval label applied to interior left side, L: COLLECTION \ G.CROMER \ 15 [number inscribed in black ink, Cromer's hand, centered on label]
Engraved in metal, exterior of mirror plane, C: Charles Chevalier \ Paris

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