Civil War Period Photo in an Oval Dark Chocolate Thermoplastic Case Circa 1860's !!! A Very Prim & Proper Young Woman with Lace Collar, and central Broach on an oval cut glass Daguerreotype with protective copper back plate. Face is Clear but Silver is overall spotty as seen in the photos.
Case has Paper Label inside : Littlefield,Parsons & Co., Improved Riveted Hinge. "Patented / Oct.14,1856, and April 21,1857"
Great Molded Leafy Scrolled Medallion Details with a perfect working brass Tension Catch & Keeper.
Measures : 2 1/8 inches high, 17/8 inches wide, and 3/4 inches deep.
Weighs : 1.1 Ounces.
General Location Provenance : Lancaster County, Pa. Photo Collection.