Carte-de-visite photograph.


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Carte-de-visite photograph. A sepia-toned portrait of the author in (right) profile, viewed from the waist up. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest, and the chain of his pocketwatch is visible through the opening of his jacket. Purple stamp on the reverse of Photographic Artists, J. Gurney & Son, 707 Broadway, New York. Gilt ruled border, with "J. Gurney & Son Photo. N.Y." in faint gold type beneath the image, along with the black printed caption: "CHARLES DICKENS. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867, by J. GURNEY & SON, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." With a few scratches, some faint staining and soiling. A little toned & faded, else good. (Item ID: 15722)

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