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Photograph (Cyanotype) of a Fossil, by Washington Teasdale, Probably 1880s

Inventory Number: 84273
Object Type:
Persons: Washington Teasdale (Photographer)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Cyanotype (blueprint) positive. A composite limestone fossil (a stone with many embedded shells etc.). The scale within the image (a six-inch ruler) bears Teasdale's masonic monogram and motto 'Spero Meliora'. Companion of 91609 and 99707.
For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on back: 'Nummilitic Limestone | Dudley'.
Provenance: Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949.
Collection Group: Gabb Collection
Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
72 98 mm

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