Woman with a white knit shawl
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What it is:
Photo mounted on cardboard, approx 4.25 x 6.25 inches.
What I know about it:
Nothing! Undated and unidentified.
This is approximately the size of a cabinet card, but is irregularly trimmed and has none of the usual photographer’s identification, making me wonder if this is some sort of draft copy. The scenery suggests the photography studio is well enough equipped to have proper cards printed with its own insignia. Even though this image reveals some spottiness when you enlarge it, I think it’s still very attractive. The shawl strikes me as unusual (certainly unique in my collection of images), partly because it seems so homespun against her elegant dress, and also because the white stands out so much. But I think it’s a nice effect.