Deer in the headlights
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What it is:
Photo (slightly less than 3.5 x 5 inches) mounted to a cardboard frame/backing (6 x 9 inches).
What I know about it:
Photographer is Mosser of Palatine, Illinois. Otherwise undated and unidentified.
When Central Casting gets a request for an actor to play a saloon keeper whose establishment is about to get shot up, or a bank manager about to lose his biggest client, or a hotel clerk offended by the obviously unmarried couple checking in, they send a man like this.