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Photograph (Collodion Positive on Glass) of a Man, 1850s

Inventory Number: 58627
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1956-14
Brief Description: Collodion positive on glass (ambrotype), enclosed and cased. Portrait of a man, seated three-quarter length, xxxx, his left arm on a table by his top hat. Hand tinted. Enclosed in gilt frame and arched-top brass mat. Embedded in half-case of wood covered in thin leather.
Companion of 63540 and 80516.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by E. J. Bowen in 1956. Belonged to the family of Bowen's wife, Edith, who was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Moule, farmers, of Hartlebury, near Worcester.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
63 51 mm