Ambrotype of Frank Cox aged 5 years; c. 1856; 2012.00.149


The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College


Ambrotype of Frank Cox aged 5 years

About this object

Ambrotype. Black leather case with urn (?) motif with filigrees. Broken into two halves. Faded velvet insert, possibly red. Sitting at a table with grapes in his hand.

Place Made

Probably Pennsylvania

Place Notes


Date Made

c. 1856

Medium and Materials

photographic negative
brown leather


3.75" x 3.25"


Donated by Sarah Ellmaker McIlvaine Muench, John Benjamin McIlvaine and Alice Fordney McIlvaine Gibbons in memory of their family ancestry

Credit Line

Bequest of Sarah Ellmaker McIlvaine Muench

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