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Collection of photographic miscellany

Accession 1992.242

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Collection of photographic miscellany (Accession 1992.242), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of photographic miscellany
Dates: circa 1920
Accession Number: 1992.242
Creator: American Aristotype Co.
Extent: 6 items
Physical Description: 3 photographic prints : b&w ; 8x10 in. and smaller. 3 items (letter, ephemera) : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller.
Location: GL Box 2.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Aristo Gold was a product of the American Aristotype Co. which was purchased by Eastman Kodak Company before 1920. This is a small group of material all related to photography. There are three stock photographs, company samples all printed on Aristo Gold "pure collodian-matt surface for sepia effects" paper; a letter, a price list and a tearsheet.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

Aristo Gold was a product of the American Aristotype Co. which was purchased by Eastman Kodak Company before 1920.

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Scope and Content

This is a small group of material all related to photography. There are three stock photographs, company samples all printed on Aristo Gold "pure collodian-matt surface for sepia effects" paper; a letter from W.G. Weatherup of American Aristotype to a potential customer; a price list and directions for use of Aristo Gold paper. The last item is a tear sheet of an advertisement of the Photostat Corporation of Rochester, N.Y. which shows a photo of the machine and lists its applications in the business world.

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Access Points

Eastman Kodak Company.
Ephemera.
Photocopying machines.
Photostat Corporation.
Photostat.
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