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Photographic equipment

Object Number: 
2002.1.3066
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
7 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
A brown cardboard box with a gray paper label with red trim with an arrow, a sunburst and a banner that reads "M.A. Seed/ Dry Plate/ Company." above the words in black "Arrow Brand/ Works:/ Woodland, Mo./ Office and Warehouse: 2005 Lucas Place, St. Louis, Mo./ Extra Rapid/ Dry Plates/ For In or Out-Door Photography./ Warranted Perfect and Extremely/ Sensitive./ Keep In A Dry Place./ Open Only In Dark Room." Seed Company was subsequently bought by Eastman Kodak, see 2002.1.3067 through 2002.1.3069.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group