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    Posted 4 years ago

    scottvez
    (934 items)

    This is a simple 1860s portrait carte de visite-- made in the MILLIONS and, along with portrait cabinet cards, probably the most commonly encountered 19th century photographic style.

    The photographer has added some additional treatments that make this example stand out.

    First is the subtle blush to the cheeks and lips that give a life- like quality to the image. Second, and not often encountered, is the hash background that gives a slight 3D effect to the overall pose.

    The photographer and artist that worked on this image is unknown.

    In small period lettering is "85 Baltimore St"-- probably a Maryland studio. Initial research shows a Walzl who operated near this location but not an exact match. Hopefully additional research will pinpoint this photographer.

    Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
      HAPPY NEW YEAR, SCOTTV !!!
    2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks much vetraio. Happy New Year to you and yours as well!

      scott
    3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks for looking official and dromedary.

      scott
    4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks nobucks and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

      scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks much vo.

      scott
    6. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks for looking carlady.

      scott
    7. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks for looking bratjdd.

      scott
    8. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Thanks betweenthelens.

      scott

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