Carte-de-visite of a young boy

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite of a black and white photograph of a young boy, head and shoulders only. He has cropped hair, and is wearing a smock with lace collar. Yellow in tone, the photograph is vignetted to the edge, and mounted on card with printed text underneath and on the reverse, along with a coat of arms.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed, the surface of the photograph is rubbed, resulting in a dullness. Abrasions to surface, top right quarter, and in faint patches, bottom half. Build up of dirt along bottom edge. Production method: albumen print, hand cut and mounted.

Related Material

Note: similar to 7KDC/K/10/4,7,8