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Title(s):

Postmortem portrait of an infant and mother.

Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1850s.
Physical Description:
1 photograph : ambrotype, hand-colored ; visible image 9.0 x 6.5 cm (quarter plate format), in case 12.0 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (closed)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cased Photographs A1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Photographs
Notes:
The ambrotype is behind a gilt oval-shaped mount. The opposite interior panel of the case is covered in dark red velvet. The exterior of the case is covered in dark maroon morocco, with a brass clasp.
The photographer is unidentified.
Subject Terms:
Children -- Death.
Mourning customs -- Great Britain.
Portrait photography -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Postmortem photographs.
Ambrotypes.
Cased photographs.
Photographs.
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