Antique Photograph Cabinet Card of Baby (c.1880s)
A baby from the 1880s...
We think every face tells a story. What was Gertie's story?
Gertrude was an happy, attentive, gregarious baby! Picture time was never a problem for her parents. No fussing, no crying, not even any fidgeting. All her papa had to do, was poke his thumbs in his ears, waggle his fingers, cross his eyes, poke his tongue out and blow her a big raspberry - and Gertie's eyes would open wide... and she would stare at papa for minutes on end. Mama always figured Gertie was thinking "Oh papa, if you only knew how absolutely ridiculous you look when you do that!".
What do you think this baby's story was?
This cabinet card is a photo of baby Gertie from around the 1880s. Add this photograph to your collection, or use it for altered art or mixed media projects.
We have other vintage and antique photographs available in our shop (many from this same family) - choose your favorites!
This antique cabinet card photograph is in good condition - especially considering it is around 130 years old. There are small wear areas on the edges of the card. The photograph is intact. The bottom of the card is embossed with the photo studio. The back of the card is blank. Please use the ZOOM tool to get a close up view of this item and its condition.
- 1 antique Photo Cabinet Card of Baby (as shown)
- Dimensions: 4-1/4" wide x 6-1/2" tall
- Product Material: Black and White (Sepia Toned) Photo mounted on a Cabinet Card
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