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    Posted 6 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (3290 items)

    I don't know anything more about this photo, but i like it. i haven't taken it out of the frame yet, but am thinking of putting it in one of my nicer, period frames. can anyone tell me about this?

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    1. toracat toracat, 6 years ago
      Great photo!!
    2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
      These type of photographs have been popular from the late 19th century into the 20th century.

      It is hard to date w/o more information. Additional photos (front and BACK, markings) out of the frame my yield more clues to the date.

      If the frame is original to the piece, I would put this as early 20th century.

      scott
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      thank you Lisa and Scott! i am not sure where it is right now, but will keep my eye open for it and get some better pics when i find it. did you see this other one? http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/65593-etta-hortense-schulze-photo-of-chinese-c
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      these ones are part of a large set i have which i think are really beautiful. i bought them when i was 18 years old. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/62758-28-etudes-de-nus-paris-arts-et-mti

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