[Opalotype double portrait]

Maker and role
Unknown, Photographer
Production date
Circa 1860s-Circa 1940s

Object detail

Accession number
Production period
Opalotype of a double portrait of an unknown woman and child looking out at the viewer.

The woman is wearing a dark coloured dress with three pins on shoulder. Boy is wearing a white shirt and bow tie with black jacket.

Opalotype is a photographic positive a photographic positive created by transferring a carbon print onto the glass or by exposing a light-sensitive emulsion on the opal glass to a negative.
Physical description
1 photographic positive : black and white ; 30 x 37.5 cm
Record level
Credit Line
Unknown. Circa 1860s-Circa 1940s. [Opalotype double portrait], PHO-2023-5. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Production place
Place of production not identified


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