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    Posted 10 years ago

    NinaRobson
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    Another enigma in my collection… This picture has no reference of a photographer, and the picture almost looks like a painting…It has very soft lines, and has almost no definition around the face…
    Can someone help me to describe this photo?

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    1. walksoftly walksoftly, 10 years ago
      What is the size of the image?
    2. walksoftly walksoftly, 10 years ago
      It could be a photo of a pencil or charcoal portrait.
      Scottvez is the man to ask.
    3. NinaRobson NinaRobson, 10 years ago
      It is the size of a carte de visite... yes it could be but i dont think it is...

      I will wait for Scottvez´s answer hopefully :)
    4. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      I'd say it was a copy of a slightly earlier or possibly contemporary artistic portrait. Maybe from an oil painting or portrait miniature. Her style of clothing is close to the beginning era of the CDV.

      The book was her showing that she is literate.

      Scott
    5. walksoftly walksoftly, 10 years ago
      Thanks Scott!
    6. NinaRobson NinaRobson, 10 years ago
      That could be a good justification for the image. Thank you!

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