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The stereoscopic transparency (French tissue) features a black and white image of an imaginary underworld, populated by devils, skeletons, and a three-headed dog. A banner hangs at the top of the image. When held to light, hues of green, gold, brown, pink,blue, and others can be seen. The image is mounted in a yellow, embossed card. Handling note: Extremely delicate. Print is cracked and flaking. Handle with care.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 7/16 X 7 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print in paper card
recto, embossed at top of card: PROPRIETE / B. K. / PARIS recto, in image: ENTRE QUI QUE TU SOIS ET LAISSE L'ESPERANCE. / 64. ENTRÉE DE L'ENFER.
Devil in art; Diorama
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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