ambrotype photograph

ambrotype photograph


Standing figure of woman. He her is centre parted and worn over her ears. She is wearing earrings and cameo and / or pendant at her neck. White collar. Fitted bodice with full ruched sleeve. Her skirt is pleated and full. The material has a fine horizontal stripe. Her hands are resting on the back of a chair. To the right is a table with a classical figurine standing on it. The backdrop consists of a drape and trellis work. Gilt mount and inner frame, lining of red impressed velvet. The case is lined with leather or imitation leather and decorated with gilt scrolls. Outside of case is impressed with design. The image is carte-de-visite in ambrotype case.

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ambrotype photograph

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image: 7.1cm x 5.7cm
case: 9.1cm x 7.9cm

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