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Tintype
2002.0348
Tintype
Tintype housed in a small black bakelite case. The exterior of the case has raised decorative scroll elements on both the front and back. The case is hinged and has a small latch for closing. The tintype features a young girl seated on a table with her feet on a chair. Her cheeks have been colored pink. The tintype is housed under glass with a gold-colored mat. Surrounding this is a copper frame. The tintype has then been pressed into the black case. The opposite side of case is padded with plum colored velvet with floral design.
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Tintype
2002.0304
Tintype
Metal tintype in paper frame. Features two young men, the one at proper right wearing a dark suit holding a hat in his hand with his arm around the other young man. This second young man is wearing a three piece suit, the pants of which are striped. He also has a bowler hat on and his right hand at his hip. The paper frame housing the tintype is light blue with rose colored details. Reads across bottom: "E.A. Holton, Photo. 8 Summer St." Handwritten on back: "July 1889/Pat [unreadable]"
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Photograph
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Tintype
2002.0305
Tintype
Metal tintype in paper frame. Features three men, one woman and a dog. Two men are standing and one is kneeling with a light colored, long haired dog. All of the men have striped shirts in varying colors, two are mustached. The woman is wearing a dress with a very full skirt and wide brimmed hat. In the foreground is a log fence. The backdrop has flowers, sky and tree branches visible in the upper proper left corner. All of this, including the fence, appear to be props for the portrait. The paper frame housing the tintype is light blue with rose colored details. Handwritten on back: "Emma Rhodes"
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Photograph
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Tintype
2002.0306
Tintype
Tiny metal tintype. Unframed. Image features a clean shaven man in a bowler hat, wearing a dark suit and tie.
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Photograph
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Tintype
2002.0316
Tintype
Unframed tintype. Image of a mustached man with deep side part, wearing a suit and tie. He is seated behind a fake brick wall and open window, as if he had opened the shutters and looked out.
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Photograph
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Tintype
2002.0308
Tintype
Unframed tintype. Features an image of three men wearing suits and bowler hats. Two men are seated with one standing behind them. White backdrop. Tree branch and leaves are visible at proper left.
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Photograph
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Stereoscope
2007.2426
Stereoscope
Hand-held wooden stereoscope. Two square magnifying lenses mounted to oval wooden eye piece with rounded wooden sides. The eyepiece is mounted on a long wooden splat that has a crossbar with two upright metal prongs for holding stereoscope cards. Turned folding handle at bottom. Stamped on bottom: "THE/PERFECSCOPE/U.S.A. PATENT OCT. 15 1895/CANADA " FEB 1 1896/FRANCE B.S.G.D.G./PAT'D IN GREAT BRITAIN/GERMANY AUSTRIA BELGIUM/ [unreadable]/[unreadable]". Near handle: Near handle: "WARRANTED/UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD/TRADE MARK/NEW YORK/U.S.A." Bracket holding handle to object is marked: "PATENTED/JULY 24 1883"
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Stereoscope
2007.2427
Stereoscope
Hand-held wooden stereoscope. Two square magnifying lenses mounted to oval wooden eye piece with rounded wooden sides. The eyepiece is mounted on a long wooden splat. Turned folding handle at bottom. Stamped on bottom: "THE/PERFECSCOPE/U.S.A. PATENT OCT. 15 1895/CANADA " FEB 1 1896/FRANCE B.S.G.D.G./PAT'D IN GREAT BRITAIN/GERMANY AUSTRIA BELGIUM/ D.R.G.M./ No. 53808". Stamped near handle: "WARRANTED/UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD/TRADE MARK/NEW YORK/U.S.A."
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Slide, Megalithoscope
2008.0008
Slide, Megalithoscope
Megalithoscope slide made of wood. Rectangle shape with black border holding a paper photograph in place. Tabs are located on left and right sides for inserting slide into Megalithoscope. Photograph is black and white exterior of a canal, bridge, gondola, and buildings in Venice. A single Backing of white netting held in place with blue tape. Paper label along bottom on back reads: "Pont de Rialto. Venice Rialto's bridge. Venice." The Megalethoscope used large curved photographs viewed through magnifying lenses to give the impression of depth. Carlo Ponti, an Italian photographer patented the device in 1862. Mr. and Mrs. Roswell B. Burchard purchased the megalithoscope and slides in Italy about 1900. The megalithoscope and slides were given to the society by their daughter Susan Burchard Shethar Whitin about 1980(?).
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Photograph
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Slide, Megalithoscope
2008.0024
Slide, Megalithoscope
Megalithoscope slide made of wood. Rectangle shape with black border holding a paper photograph in place. Tabs are located on left and right sides for inserting slide into Megalithoscope. Both tabs are missing on this slide. Photograph is black and white exterior with one man standing in Roman ruins at Pompei, Italy. A single Backing of white netting held in place with blue tape. Paper label along bottom on back reads: "Pompei / Forum civile et Vesuve Civil Forum and Vesuvius" The Megalethoscope used large curved photographs viewed through magnifying lenses to give the impression of depth. Carlo Ponti, an Italian photographer patented the device in 1862. Mr. and Mrs. Roswell B. Burchard purchased the megalithoscope and slides in Italy about 1900. The megalithoscope and slides were given to the society by their daughter Susan Burchard Shethar Whitin about 1980(?).
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Slide, Megalithoscope
2008.0040
Slide, Megalithoscope
Duplicate of 2008.0034 Megalithoscope slide made of wood. Rectangle shape with black border holding a paper photograph in place. Tabs are located on left and right sides for inserting slide into Megalithoscope. Photograph is black and white interior of a church. A single Backing of white netting held in place with blue tape. Paper label along bottom on back reads: "St Apollinare Ravenna" The Megalethoscope used large curved photographs viewed through magnifying lenses to give the impression of depth. Carlo Ponti, an Italian photographer patented the device in 1862. Mr. and Mrs. Roswell B. Burchard purchased the megalithoscope and slides in Italy about 1900. The megalithoscope and slides were given to the society by their daughter Susan Burchard Shethar Whitin about 1980(?).
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Photograph
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Slide, Megalithoscope
2008.0009
Slide, Megalithoscope
Megalithoscope slide made of wood. Rectangle shape with black border holding a paper photograph in place. Tabs are located on left and right sides for inserting slide into Megalithoscope. Photograph is black and white exterior of a canal bridge sail boat and buildings in Venice. A single Backing of white netting held in place with blue tape. Paper label along bottom on back reads: "Grand Canal: Palais Cavalhi, pont de fer. (Serenade) Venise Grand Canal: Palace Cavalli, iron bridge (Serende) Venice." The Megalethoscope used large curved photographs viewed through magnifying lenses to give the impression of depth. Carlo Ponti, an Italian photographer patented the device in 1862. Mr. and Mrs. Roswell B. Burchard purchased the megalithoscope and slides in Italy about 1900. The megalithoscope and slides were given to the society by their daughter Susan Burchard Shethar Whitin about 1980(?).
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Photograph
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