Passe Partout

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Style of daguerreotype enclosure most closely associated with continental Europe in the daguerreian period, but also found around the world. Paper/card housing that conforms to the size of the cover glass protecting the Daguerreotype plate. Most commonly found with a reverse painted cover glass forming the mat window opening

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