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Ambrotypes (photographs)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Photographs produced by mounting a negative (made by a variant of the wet collodion process) that is on glass with a dark backing, which makes the image appear as a positive. Came into wide use in the United States in the early 1850s.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A Virgil lesson, 1858 November 10

Item — Box 1, Item: 12Identifier: MS Am 2911
Scope and Contents: Edward Waldo Emerson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Edith Emerson Forbes reading a book.

Edward Waldo Emerson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Edith Emerson Forbes reading a book., 1858 November 10

Item — Box 1, Item: 13Identifier: MS Am 2911
Scope and Contents: The collection contains daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, miniatures, and glass plate negatives featuring Ralph Waldo Emerson, his wife, children, and grandchildren. The bulk of the daguerreotypes and glass plate negatives are of Lidian Jackson Emerson. The children, Edward Waldo Emerson, Ellen Tucker Emerson, and Edith Emerson Forbes, are represented in ambrotypes and daguerreotypes. Also includes miniatures of Lidian Jackson Emerson and Ellen Tucker Emerson in poses based on daguerreotype portraits...

Emerson family photographs and miniatures

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2911
Overview: Contains daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, glass plate negatives, and miniatures of members of the Emerson family.

[John Langdon Sibley, photographic portrait, ca. 1855] Digital

Item Identifier: HUP, HUP Sibley, John Langdon (Ambro 1)

Seated portrait of Edith Emerson Forbes and Ellen Tucker Emerson., circa 1858

Item — Box 1, Item: 11Identifier: MS Am 2911
Scope and Contents: The collection contains daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, miniatures, and glass plate negatives featuring Ralph Waldo Emerson, his wife, children, and grandchildren. The bulk of the daguerreotypes and glass plate negatives are of Lidian Jackson Emerson. The children, Edward Waldo Emerson, Ellen Tucker Emerson, and Edith Emerson Forbes, are represented in ambrotypes and daguerreotypes. Also includes miniatures of Lidian Jackson Emerson and Ellen Tucker Emerson in poses based on daguerreotype portraits...