Real photo postcard showing girls at table

Description (Brief):

Real photo postcard; Multiple views of same girl seated a table in a darkened room. "I think this one is the best of me but they are all bad" written in pencil on verso. "Marlborough Photo Shop 1355 Broadway, New York" printed on verso. No postmark. Multiple mirrors used to create five views of same person.

Date Made: after 1907

Maker: Bishops Antiques

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

Subject: WomanChildren

Subject:

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Photography

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.3048.1357Nonaccession Number: 1986.3048Catalog Number: 1986.3048.1357

Object Name: postcard

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-1703-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1379893

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