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Studio portrait of a man looking at a carte de visite.
Great Britain, ca. [1891?]
Physical Description:
1 photograph : gelatin silver print on card mount ; photograph 17 x 11 cm, on mount 22 x 14 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Photographs A no. 8
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The photographer is unidentified.
The posed portrait depicts an unidentified man, standing in front of painted studio backdrop. The man's gaze is directed at a carte de visite photograph in his right hand. The photograph may be a portrait of a woman, perhaps a love interest or family member. In his right hand he holds a hand-written note (or envelope).
Mounted to the verso of the card is a photograph of St. Albans Cathedral (captioned in black ink "St. Albans 1891.")
Subject Terms:
Carte de visite photographs.
St. Albans Cathedral.
Gelatin silver prints.
Portrait photographs.
Studio portraits.

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