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Object ID 003875

Object Name Agfa Amidol container

Object Desc Dark brown container with lid that has a dark blue and orange sticker on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003882a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Photography


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Camera Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords photography,Agfa,Amidol,

Title Agfa Amidol container

Description Dark brown container that is slightly see through. Black cap is attached, and is labeled. Crystals inside-about half way filled. Sticker is on the front-orange trim with dark blue background and a white stripe. The sticker's lettering is either white or blue. 1 oz. Laboratory tested.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1.5

Circumference 5.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Agfa Ansco Corporation

Maker Details Located in Binghamton, NY. Company founded in 1842 and closed in the 1980s. Was originally known as E. Anthony & Co before the name changed in 1901. Merged with Agfa in 1928.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3882a-b



Date NOV 14,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The sticker has a tear on the left side. Creased in the middle and on the right bottom corner. 65 cents is written in pencil on the sticker. White resude on the glass, left side of the sticker.


Date JAN 16,2016

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 16,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Camera exhibit from Room 9, Shelf 21 - automatic entry by admin