Carte-de-visite of Alice & Baby

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite of a black and white photograph of young woman sitting, with a baby on her knee. She is wearing a dark, high collared dress with pleating detail on the front, and two strings of beads. The baby is wearing a white dress and black shoes. Taken against a studio backdrop, and mounted on card with printed text underneath and on the reverse.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed especially towards the edges. Black ink mark bottom right corner, tiny black ink flecks. Some white spotting where the image has disappeared. Slight repair needed. Production method: albumen print, hand cut and mounted.

Related Material

Note: identical to 7KDC/K/10/14, 16