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Mourning woman shows CDV in an album

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Cartes-De-Visites51 of 127Photographers & Their Cameras - 1870s CDV with 4-lens American wetplateCivil War redeemed slave child CDV
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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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This is an early Civil War era carte de visite (CDV) that depicts a woman sharing a CDV in an album. The CDV is a woman and man together-- possibly an earlier shot of this same woman?

This type of posed subject is considered to be a mourning view by collectors.

The woman's dropped lipped expression further portrays sadness in this image.

Photographed by Lewis of Hudson, Mass.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio and rob.

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again david.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks for looking toni!

    scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 months ago
    Thanks rade and pat.

    scott

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