Woman with a Photo Brooch, Albumen Cart de visite, Circa 1863

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    "E. Bissell, Photographer, Northville."

    Although this woman is wearing a photo brooch that lacks black enamel, the rest of her attire indicates that she is in the later stages of mourning. The man in the photo--probably an ambrotype--is probably her husband, although he may also be her father.

    ...Olivier..., BeautyOfThePast, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Abaraphobia 53 months ago | reply

      Amazing poise and elegance!! Almost like a painted portrait?

    2. 72studios.....lovely little things......everyday! 52 months ago | reply

      beautiful...I see a mourning brooch at here neck.

    3. Wooway1 52 months ago | reply

      You see more of the brooches than you do photos of women wearing them.

    4. lisby1 52 months ago | reply

      That's why I collect the images as an aside to my actual collection of the jewelry.

    5. Sorcha Ní Conchubhair 52 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this excellent image with Dark and Gloomy.

      We look forward to seeing more of your images in the future.
      (For every one image you post, comment on two)

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