Playfair Album

Record level Album/Book/Portfolio

From the The Collection of Early Photographic Material (collecting area) Collection Collection
Part of Early Photographic Formats and Process Collection Parent record level Collection

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Deep brown calf incised with a screen pattern. Tooled in gilt and blind tooled with a floral pattern. Front cover includes gilt frame with "Calotypes". Original spine replaced with leather cover with raised bands.
All photographs pasted down on wove paper. Past re-hinging of interior pages uses brittle gray card causing pages to be breaking away.
Written on front end paste down - For Aggie; This Album presented by Sir Edward Playfair.


1841 - 1865

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General Album 19

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