[Woman]

[Woman]

Photograph

[Woman]

ca. 1858
Ambrotype
Image (each): 2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (5.9 × 4.4 cm) (1/4 plate)
Case: 4 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 13/16 in. (12.1 × 9.5 × 2.1 cm)
Purchase
1969.0205.0026
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: 617
Entry 617 in Mackay's notebook (located in library): Handsome Mascher’s Stereoscope of middle aged woman, wife of #616. Fine costume. Nice leather case. Cost $4.15 Worth 7.50 to 10.00 From Robert Austin, Hopeland, mass. (In 195[?] worth 15 dollars)
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