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    Posted 8 years ago

    scottvez
    (873 items)

    This carte de visite is dated and identified on the back.

    The boys ages 6 and 4 were photographed on 1 AUG 1867.

    The blocks to spell out names is ingenious and the pull toy horse just adds to the character of the scene.

    Reproduction of this image in any form is not authorized.

    Scott

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 8 years ago
      This is great since it is my 2 best friends names ! And they collect toys .
      Awesome , Thanks for sharing it Scott
    2. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks rocker, BeauxPurdy and Manikin.
    3. solver solver, 8 years ago
      This CDV is beyond exceptional. You said it best that the use of blocks to spell out the names is "ingenious."

      I think what I love even more is that the pull toy horse is named BOB, which is a story in itself.

      All I can say is WOW!
    4. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks chevy and solver.

      Scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks official.
    6. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks scandinavian.

      Scott
    7. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks fourpeepsake-- when you have time check my other early photo related items posted on CW.

      Scott

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