Edward Becker

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite of a black and white studio portrait of a man with round spectacle and a beard, standing with arms folded, wearing a knee length dark coat and trousers, and white shirt. Against a dark background. The image is darker around the edges. Mounted on cream card, with a manuscript note on the reverse.

Note: between pages in the notebook (on the Becker family), with text on Fritz Becker. There seems to be no mention of the subject in the text. Also, 7LEB/2/1/6, a family tree, mentions an Edward Becker, born 31 May 1845, died 31 Jan 1864.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Yellowed slightly, abrasions to corners of mounting card, some small shiny spots on the surface. Production method : albumen print.