Carte-de-visite photograph.


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Carte-de-visite photograph. A head-and-shoulders view of Habberton in a striped suit and wide tie, looking off towards the left-hand side of the portrait with a somewhat serious, focused expression on his face. Decorative imprint of Rockwood, 17 Union Square West, New York on the reverse. Upper corners rounded. With a few stray marks to blank portion of image; near-fine.

John Habberton (1842-1921); American author. Habberton spent nearly twenty years as the literary and drama critic for the New York Herald, but he is best known for his immensely popular Helen's Babies, first published anonymously in 1876. He wrote under various pseudonyms. (Item ID: 12516)

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