Laboratoire Américain
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Laboratoire Américain

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Darkroom

F. Jonte

French, 1870s

Laboratoire Américain

1883
Wood, metal, and fabric
Overall (closed darkroom): 19 1/2 × 17 5/16 × 11 7/16 in. (49.5 × 44 × 29 cm)
Overall (closed tripod): 53 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (135 × 19 × 19 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1978.1794.0001
DescriptionTripod-mounted portable wet-plate darkroom with fabric hoods, water tank, chemistry bottles, and silver nitrate tanks as well as its tripod.
Inscriptions Stamped in wood, front, above centre trap door, TC: [inside oval line border] LABORATOIRE AMERICAIN \ BREVETÉ EN FRANCE \ J.D. & F.J. \ ET A L'ÉTRANGER \ 124 ET 126 RUE LAFAYETTE
Stamped in wood, front, below centre trap door, TC: [inside oval line border] LABORATOIRE AMERICAIN \ BREVETÉ EN FRANCE \ J.D. & F.J. \ ET A L'ÉTRANGER \ 124 ET 126 RUE LAFAYETTE

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