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Cabinet Card Photographs252 of 405Eduard BertelCabinet card of a Girl holding a large doll
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    Posted 6 years ago

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    I just purchased this unusual cabinet card. It has the same boy featured in fiver different angles from both sides, the back, and two different angles in the front. It was done by H ? Adams and says apparatus patented. Any information about the process, photographer, or patent is greatly appreciated.


    1. Collector131Bob, 6 years ago
      Thanks Mustangtony!
    2. Collector131Bob, 6 years ago
      Thanks Scottvez, you have a lot of nice photos. Do you know anything about this one?
    3. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      I am not sure if it is multiple exposures or a camera trick.

      I am not really a camera guy. If it was done through a special camera, there are some here on the site that can probably help.

    4. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      Since it states "apparatus patented"-- I would think it is tied to a camera/ camera attachment and not just multiple exposures.

      Is there a photographer city on the back?

    5. Collector131Bob, 6 years ago
      Thanks Scottvez, the only writing on the back is the subject's name "Harold Drake". Hopefully there is a camera expert here who can help.

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