1/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 18501/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 1850

This is a very beautiful photo case dating to the middle of the 19th Century. It is made of papier mache and contains a tintype of a gentleman.

The case is 1/9th plate size, measuring 3 1/8" by 2 3/4". The cover has a hand painted design of flowers, some red and some inlaid with mother of pearl, a popular motif in this time period. It is American made. The binding makes it appear like a little book and the back cover has a gold stenciled border design.

The brass latch opens to reveal a nice embossed red velvet inner cover with a bird and leaf design, slightly faded. The tintype shows a bearded bust of a gentleman.

The piece is in good antique condition, with only the referenced minimal fading to the velvet, and slight loss to the gold design on the back cover. This would make a nice prop for your French Fashion Doll, or a nice addition to your antique photography collection.

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ITEM ID
003100
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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1/9TH Plate Photo Case Papier Mache With Tintype Circa 1850

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