Carte-de-visite of Alice & Baby

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7KDC/K/10/16
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/KDC/K/10/16
  • Dates of Creation
      10 Mar 1879
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite of a faded and yellowed 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. Badly faded and yellowed, abrasions to top edge of photograph, dull spots on surface, and tiny black ink flecks. Slight repair needed. Production method: albumen print, hand cut and mounted.

Related Material

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