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Guide to the Cased Image File
1840-ongoing
 PR 12

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Cara McCormick; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 05, 2016
Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Cased Image File
Dates: 1840-Ongoing
Abstract: The Cased Image File at New-York Historical Society is predominantly made up of Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and Tintypes. Portraits constitute most of the file, and many items are still in the cases in which they were sold. The file also contains other non-paper photographic formats such as Opalotypes and framed transparencies.
Quantity: 42.0 Linear feet
Call Phrase: PR 12