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Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1850

Approximate Creation Date

late 1800s

Measurement

3 7/16 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print in paper card

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

stereograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

The London Stereoscopic Company LTD. http://www.londonstereo.com/diableries/diabs-series-A.htmll (accessed September 21, 2018).

ID

6762

Digital ID

FVW_06762

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Entree de L'enfer (from Diableries French Devil Tissues Stereos, 'A' series - Block)

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