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Specimens of Fancy Turning Executed on the Hand or Foot Lathe with Geometric, Oval, and Eccentric Chucks, and Elliptical Cutting Frame (Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1869)
Specimens of Fancy Turning Executed on the Hand or Foot Lathe with Geometric, Oval, and Eccentric Chucks, and Elliptical Cutting Frame (Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1869)
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Date:
1869
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Not on display
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Media:
Book With 30 Photographs (28 Albumen Silver Prints, 2 Clichés Verre)
Dimensions:
Object: 228 x 193 x 22 mm (9 x 7 5/8 x 7/8 in.)
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North America
Provenance:

Getty Museum in Malibu has a copy of this book in their photography department, which came from the Wagstaff Collection. Another copy is in the book collection (not the photograph or print collection) of the Library Company of Philadelphia . The Getty has identified printing process as chiché verre for the 24th and 26th images. The others are albumen prints.
Front free endpaper loose and torn, rear endpaper almost detached ..

Accession Number:
1994.102.1-30
Acquisition Date:
1994-10-13
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Personal Perspectives: Aspects of American Photography
de Young: 10/15/2005 - 3/26/2006

CPLH, Abstraction in Artists' Books, Oct 23, 1999 - Jan 30, 2000.

30 photographs of patterns made by using a lathe and spring-loaded tool on india ink coated enameled cards; no text except for brief introductory explanation