MEDCALF, Emily, and M.A. Drew (?). A 1/6th plate ambrotype featuring a fine portrait of a lady (identified from the accompanying ambrotype as Emily Medcalf), wearing a brooch with a photographic portrait of a gentleman, mounted in a fine full leather case (80 x 93mm). Together with a 1/4 plate ambrotype taken outdoors in June 1859, of Emily Medcalf in a striped dress, standing behind a seated elderly gentleman. The plate is rather dark, with graining to many areas of the emulsion. It is mounted in a blind embossed full leather case (96 x 122mm, with hinge repair). Under the plate is a printed paper insert with the handwritten inscription "Emily Medcalf, M.A.Drew [?], Mar.6/59".