Photographic equipment

Object Number: 
2002.1.3084
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Paper, wood, pigments
Dimensions: 
4 1/8 x 3 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
A yellow cardboard box that opens on a hinge and contains seven small wood pots filled with different color pigment cakes. The top reads in black "Price, Twenty-Five Cents./ Revoli's Magic Photo-Tints./ Transparent colors for tinting Celebrity and other Photos, Magazine Pictures, Steel Engravings, Pen Drawings, School Maps, Lantern Slides.../ Edward B. Fox/ 174 Fifth Ave., New York/ Between 22nd and 23rd Streets." Inside are directions for color combining, harmony charts and room for eight pots of pigment, with only seven remaining.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group