2009.161.1

Ambrotype photograph of an unidentified man in the mid-1850s. Ambrotype photography involves the creation of an image on a plate of glass that has been coated with a thin layer of collodion then dipped in sliver nitrate, before being exposed to the subject whilst still wet. Includes 4-page Wikipedia.org printout explaining ambrotype.

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Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 2
Current Location: normal location

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