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

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

Magic Lantern Slides

Multiple long glass plate slides painted with images to be used with a projector. A total of 18 slides are stored in two wooden boxes along with a black painted wood slide holder. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00403

Location: Shelf 39

Subject: scientific equipment, Photography

Format: Scientific Equipment

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

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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