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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Unknown
Title:Daguerrean Buffing Device
Date Made:Unknown
Materials:wood
Place Made:Unknown
Measurements:overall: 2 1/16 in x 5 13/16 in x 10 1/2 in; 5.2 cm x 14.8 cm x 26.7 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.219
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
This item was used to hold daguerrean plates while they were polished and buffed.

Tags:
vises; polishing; photographs

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