A CDV of a finely whiskered Victorian gentleman. The studio named on the back of the CDV is "I. N. Cook's, New Imperial Photograph and Gem Gallery, (on first floor,) 82 Brady St, between Third and Fourth". Unfortunately it does not specify a town or city.
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: 54.0 mm (2.125 in) × 89 mm (3.5 in) mounted on a card sized 64 mm (2.5 in) × 100 mm (4 in)
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