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Lea Pusey portrait through a block of ice

circa 1884-1886
 Collection
Accession: 1994-262

Abstract

This reproduction (copied from an original cabinet card) is of Lea Pusey (1820-1896) photographed through a large block of clear ice. Pusey created the plate process, a method to make commercial ice and was the founder of Diamond Ice Company.

Dates

  • circa 1884-1886

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 8x10 in.

Biographical Note

Lea Pusey (1820-1896) was founder of Diamond Ice Company, which made the first commercial ice in Delaware. Pusey created the plate process, a method to make commercial ice.

Scope and Content

This is a reproduction (copied from an original cabinet card) of Lea Pusey photographed through a large block of very clear ice that was produced by the first commercial ice making machine in Delaware.

Location

GL Box 2.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Lea Pusey portrait through a block of ice
Status:
Date:
2015
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA
302-658-2400