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    Posted 2 years ago

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    I spent this last weekend at the Richmond Civil War Show and was able to purchase some interesting 19th century images.

    This is an 1860s, Civil War era carte de visite of an African American Mammy or Nanny holding a child.

    This genre of photographs is very popular with collectors.

    The cdv has been corner trimmed to fit into an album.

    Unfortunately, this image was made on a blank cdv mount, so we are left not knowing where the scene was photographed.

    Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.



    1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks again alan!

    2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks pw and passion!

    3. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      I love seeing your photos Scott. This ones so poignant. She doesn't look happy, I wonder what she's been through.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks fran-- as always, I appreciate you looking and commenting.

    5. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks kiva and scott.

    6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks for looking fran.

    7. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks again film.

    8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks tammy and roy.


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