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    Posted 8 years ago

    scottvez
    (928 items)

    In the 1890s photographers began to add photographic "frames" to enhance their images and set themselves apart in a highly competetive market.

    The example shows what looks like a plaster figure of a girl picking fruit from a tree. The framing is copyrighted by F.D. Toby, 1896.

    The child in the image has a "hidden mom" lending a helping hand in keeping the head still and upright.

    Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

    scott

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking vetraio!

      scott
    2. antiquarius123 antiquarius123, 8 years ago
      Lovely frame.
    3. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      I've never seen a "frame" like that, very interesting, thanks for sharing.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking and commenting 123!

      David, I look at thousands of antique images a week and it is not one that I have seen before. Thanks for looking.

      scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking musik.

      scott
    6. inky inky, 8 years ago
      Beautiful!...:-)
    7. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking and commenting inky!

      scott
    8. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking freiheit.

      scott
    9. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks again antiques!

      scott
    10. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks moonstone and mike.

      scott
    11. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 years ago
      scottvez, thanks for sharing!!
    12. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks again for looking smiata!

      scott
    13. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks toni.

      scott
    14. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks filmnet.

      scott

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