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Duggan Photographic Collection
Collection consists of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes and other examples of early photographic techniques. It also includes prints, mostly cartes-de-visite, by various photographers both Irish and international (British, French, German, Russian, Italian, American, etc.). The majority of the Irish photographers are from Dublin: Lauder Bros., Lafayette, Chancellor, Lawrence, F. H. Mares, James Robinson, Millard & Robinson, Nelson & Marshall and many others.
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Cased photographs (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes and four albumen prints) are catalogued under call number NPA DUG1-26.
Also part of the collection one handheld stereoviewer in mahogany and engraved white metal, inscribed "Sun Sculpture U&U Patent", ca. 1880. In addition to the stereoviewer the collection also includes one rare half plate mahogany brass bound, tailgate bellows camera complete with four mahogany plate holders: the "Watson" logo is on top. The camera is in working condition and shows exceptionally fine workmanship. Both construction and design are identical to the famous Gandolfi Universal Cameras. Ca. 1900.
Related Materials: NLI Manuscripts Department : see also Album 300 and 327.
Related Materials: NPA Reading Room : see also "Photography in colours" (vtls 185735, call no NPA 779 j).
Physical description: 19 boxes ; cased, framed, in mylar, in phase boxes.
Physical description: daguerreotypes 6.
Physical description: ambrotypes 7.
Physical description: prints 6 : b&w.
Physical description: tintypes 10.
Physical description: cartes-de-visite 93.
Physical description: postcard 1.
Citations/References: "Photography in Ireland: the nineteenth century" by Edward Chandler, Dublin, Edmund Burke Publisher, 2001, p. 28.
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