Share your favorites on Show & Tell

CDV CIVIL WAR ERA OR EARLIER GAUNT WOMAN IN GREAT DRESS WITH FASHION SLEEVES

In Photographs > Cartes-De-Visite > Show & Tell.
vintagelamp's loves1384 of 3940Famed Broadway Photographer C.D. Fredricks,Took This Late 1850's Actress?REAL LIVE "SNOWBABY" LIKE THE FIGURINES, MAMA KNIT ALL YEAR TO MAKE IT!
9
Love it
0
Like it

ManikinManikin loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
vintagelampvintagelamp loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
See 7 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    PostCardCo…
    (437 items)

    The lady is not really in the best of health I think, due to her really sunken cheeks and not that old of a person. Times were tough, and if you need a shot of a wonder drug..well not yet known. I have a few photos of invalids and tuberculars and they too look like this .
    Her dress is gorgeous and so interesting looking with magnificent styled sleeves with a big pleat in them.
    Two photos are on. The whole back of the CDV is covered in a light gray checkered pattern which I have seen before the Civil War-- so the date could be before 1862. Backgound of the photo itself drab as a cell! Nothing in this photo to warm it. I hope the lady was actually well and got to wear the dress to many parties!!

    logo
    Cartes-De-Visite
    See all
    1860s NEW ORLEANS AFRICAN AMERICAN NANNY / HOUSE SLAVE CDV PHOTO - NANNY & CHILD
    1860s NEW ORLEANS AFRICAN AMERICAN ...
    $435
    Civil War Era CdV Photo Young Man Posing Camping Eating Tent Background Antique
    Civil War Era CdV Photo Young Man P...
    $191
    CDV PHOTOGRAPH CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAG PENNSYLVANIA 36TH VOL 7TH RESERVE REG #26
    CDV PHOTOGRAPH CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLA...
    $86
    Original Civil War CDV Photo w/Inscription Pair Brothers Killed Rebellion 1861
    Original Civil War CDV Photo w/Insc...
    $126
    logo
    1860s NEW ORLEANS AFRICAN AMERICAN NANNY / HOUSE SLAVE CDV PHOTO - NANNY & CHILD
    1860s NEW ORLEANS AFRICAN AMERICAN ...
    $435
    See all

    Comments

    1. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 4 years ago
      Thanks so much!
      Kyra
      Tassie
      jscott
      Vintagelamp
      bijou
      fortapache
      racer4four

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.