Photographic plate

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.151

Description:

The top of the plate has a lid which is secured by two turning stops. Inside of the lid there is a metal prong. The plate has a tray that slides out of the end of the bottom side of the plate. When the tray is slid out, the inside of the plate is revealed.

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Primary Materials: Wood, Metal

Markings:

At the top corner on a narrow side, scratched in and inked: “1c”

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 1.5, width = 14.5, length = 14.5

Function: To hold photographic material

Condition:

Fair. The slide shows significant signs of use. The varnish surface of the wood is worn away by repeated sliding against another surface, and stained in places. The inside of the slide is stained and splattered by photographic ink. On the rear, the slats of the sliding door are taped together with scotch tape.

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