Artwork/Photography

Ambrotype of President Charles Collins, c.1860

An ambrotype of Dickinson College President Charles Collins in a leather-bound, embossed case. Inside the case, the photograph is framed in a gold vignette, red cloth, and gold trim. The text on the gold frame reads “OUTTINGS PAT. JULY 4 & 1_ 1854” and “AMBROTYPE BY R. ADAMS”.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00796

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00335)

Subject: Photography, Ambrotype

Format: Artwork/Photography

Bookplate Engraving Block

Copper printing plate mounted to a wooden block for the personal bookplate of Flora Stichling Lynch.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00310

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00309 - AC 00311)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Copper Printing Plates

Two copper printing plates of Denny Hall, one before the 1904 fire and one during the fire.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00309

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00310, AC 00311)

Subject: Denny Hall, Campus Buildings, Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Four Students, c.1855

Daguerreotype of four students from the class of 1857, including Jacob Stock and Gustavus Bird, in gold frame.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00324

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Samuel Cushman Caldwell, 1858

Daguerreotype of Samuel Cushman Caldwell, class of 1858, in carved black case with black velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00323

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Young Man

Oval daguerreotype of a young man in a black carved frame with red velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00322

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Young Woman

Small oval daguerreotype of unidentified woman in a brown carved box with red velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00325

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00326)

Subject: Photography, Daguerreotype

Format: Artwork/Photography

Drawing of a Man and Woman, c.1890

A framed drawing of a man and a woman walking down the street in Old Philadelphia. The text underneath the drawing reads "In Old Philadelphia". This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_16

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: drawing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the poem "The Dreamer" by Professor Leon C. Prince (Class of 1898).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00318

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00317, AC 00319)

Subject: Engraving Blocks

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the Scientific Society seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00317

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00318, AC 00319)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Blocks

Fifty-nine engraving blocks from "Fifty Printer's Marks" by Edwin Elliot Willoughby, Class of 1922.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00312

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Blocks

Twenty two engraving blocks from "Theophilus, the Battle Axe" by Charles C. Sellers. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00313

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

John Mitchell Mason Miniature Portrait

Miniature portrait in watercolor set in a gold frame, of Dickinson College President John Mitchell Mason.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00284

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Miniature portrait on Ivory, c.1890

A miniture portrait of a woman painted on ivory placed in a small gold frame. This object was owned by Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_12

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 3)

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Painting of a Young Girl, c.1890

A small painting on fabric of a young girl in 19th century that and dress holding an umbrella, a doll, a basket of kittens, and a dog on a leash. The text written above her head reads "I've come to stay awhile." This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_15

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: Painting

Format: Artwork/Photography

Painting of Angel on Marble, c.1890

A small painting  on marble of a female angel sitting in a budding tree with black hand painted text at the bottom that reads "Spring Blossoms.". The painting is frames in a white and gilt decorative frame. This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_17

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: Painting

Format: Artwork/Photography

Raven's Claw Engraving Blocks

Two copper plates attached to blocks, with the two part Raven's Claw emblem on them.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00311

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00309 - AC 00310)

Subject: Printing, Honor Societies

Format: Artwork/Photography

Roger Brooke Taney Miniature Portrait, c.1840

Oval miniature portrait of Roger Brooke Taney, enclosed in brown molded leather case and framed by a gold plate, and lined with burgundy velvet fabric.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00285

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Student Senate picture frame, 2008

Silver finish picture frame engraved with “Student Senate Centennial Celebration, 1908-2008”.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00575

Location: Shelf 28

Subject: Student Leadership

Format: Artwork/Photography

Tintype of a family

Tintype of a family, with hand-painted colors in a green display box.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00326

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00325)

Subject: Photography, Tintype

Format: Artwork/Photography

Tintype of David Davidson Stone, 1863

Oval tintype of David Davidson Stone, class of 1859, wearing a Confederate uniform, in a gold-tone frame, 1863.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00320

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Tintype, Photography, Civil War

Format: Artwork/Photography

Harriet Lane Tintype Case Interior

Tintype of Harriet Lane in a brown case with red velvet interior from around 1857. Lane, the niece of President James Buchanan, acted as First Lady of the United States from 1857 to 1861.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00321

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Tintype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Tintype of John Taylor Cuddy, c.1862

A tintype photograph of John Taylor Cuddy wearing a Union uniform around 1862. The photograph is framed in a gold vignette frame and housed in a carved wooden case embossed with intricate floral designs.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2001.9_1

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Photography, Tintype, Civil War

Format: Artwork/Photography

Watercolor of a Man and Woman, c.1890

A small watercolor painting of a man and a woman in 19th century dress. The painting is matted and framed in a gold frame. This object was owned by Elizabeth Anna Low, class 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_14

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: Painting

Format: Artwork/Photography

Wooden Printing Frame, front

Wooden frame with a detachable center panel, iron strips and a dial in the center used to expose blue print photographs. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00327

Location: Shelf 10 (housed with AC 00328)

Subject: Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

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