I-19 A very nice cabinet card sepia tone photograph from the late 1800s to early 1900s of a Victorian light skinned black lady. The size cabinet card was introduced in 1866. This photo measures 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and shows a full length portrait lady's image in dress & hairstyle of the period adorned with a tight fitting button front bodice on her full length dress and finished with a double circle brooch at the neck. Her hair is probably pulled up in the back showing her curly style framing her face. The bottom of the photo has the name of the photographer, "Lee" and the address, "N.W. Cor. 5th & Penn Sts, Reading PA", along with an artist pallet insignia. The back of the photo is jet black with gold lettering which gives this photo an extra special touch. The studio name Lee is in large gold script and at the top left, it says, "Photography in all its Branches", "INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS USED". The lower right repeats the address of the artist & photographer. And at the very bottom in small print, it says " Additional copies of Picture can be had at any time." This is a very nice early photograph that would add historical charm to your collection or compliment other pieces from this time period. A nice piece of history from the Reading, Pennsylvania area. See condition below>
SIZE: 4.25" x 6.5"
CONDITION: Pre-owned; some minor corner & edge wear - nothing bad; one area 1 1/2" length at the bottom left edge where there has been a bit of surface damage to the photo - probably from once being in an album.
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