A CDV of a baby, looking rather pensive, in a high chair. The studio named on the back of the CDV is "J.W. Smith, Successor to Fernando Dessaur, Artist, 145 Eight Ave., New York". Circa 1870.
Carte de Vistes were all the rage in the 1860s - a small photo portrait that could be shared with family and friends, and collected into the first photo albums. By the early 1870s the Cabinet Card began to replace the CDV, but they didn't fully disappear for a couple more decades. Antique photograph from the Civil War Era.
CONDITION: Very good
SIZE: 63 mm (2.5 in) × 105 mm (4 1/4 in)
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