Plaintiff placed an order with defendant pharmacist to have a rare photograph of plaintiff's deceased mother reproduced, the work to be done by defendant corporation. When the original picture was returned to plaintiff, it was stained, cracked, and otherwise disfigured, by reason of which plaintiff claimed he was caused physical and mental anguish. Held, plaintiff's recovery is limited to nominal damages. Furlan v. Rayon Photo Works, Inc.., 171 Misc. 839, 12 N. Y. S. (2d) 921 (1939).
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