In this tintype a doll dressed as a bride stands before a painted backdrop. Why was she photographed alone? Was she a special doll of a girl who wanted her picture as a memento? Was she a sample for a doll seller or a model to show a style of wedding dress? We will never know.
I spent some time this week in the storage box of tintypes and picked out some that I will be posting over the next few days. Once again I am finding images that I had forgotten but feel are worth sharing.