Envelope from W. & F. Langenheim's Establishment

Description (Brief):

Envelope from the Langenheim Brothers to W. H. F. Talbot; envelope with gilded text (now appears as bronze colored) on front that reads "From W. & F. Langenheim's Talbotype and Daguerreotype Establishment / Exchange, 3rd Story, Rooms 25-27 Philadelphia. / Talbotypes on Paper, or Daguerreotypes on plates of all sizes"; gilded or bronze colored decorative border on verso.

Date Made: 1849

Referenced: Langenheim, FrederickLangenheim, WilliamTalbot, William Henry FoxMaker: Langenheim, WilliamLangenheim, Frederick

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.003864.33Catalog Number: 3864.33100963

Object Name: envelope

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11.9 cm x 16.5 cm; 4 11/16 in x 6 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49cd1fa58-73fd-0f83-e053-15f76fa0ec80

Record Id: nmah_1971477

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