Daguerreotype cases (5)

Object Number: 
INV.385a-e
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Wood, textile, glass, paper, gilding
Dimensions: 
each: 3 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 7.9 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Five daguerreotype cases made of wood covered in dark brown textile; with embossed designs on front and back, and interior lined with velvet and/or paper; two with glass inside; one with gilding.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group