Accession number: 2011.12.08
Object type: Ambrotype
Object subtype: Communication artifact
Date: 1850 – 1865
Materials: Leather, velvet, glass, metal
Measurements: 7.3 cm L x 6 cm W x 1.7 cm ThickDimensions are for closed case
Narrative: Previous numbers: 673.E POR 1.2
Description: Embossed dark brown leather case with gold edging and metal clasp. Front inside cover is lined with dark purple velvet stamped with a floral pattern. The ambrotype shows a man sitting in a chair. He is wearing a three-piece suit, a tie and a watch fob. He has a mustache, bearch and large sideburns.