Item 2008.001.1403 - Portrait of a child seated on fur covered chair

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Portrait of a child seated on fur covered chair

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  • [between 1876-1881] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 10.5 x 6.3

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Item is a white card with portrait of a child of about 3 or 4 seated on a fur covered chair. The child wears a lace frilled dress with dark, possibly velvet, wrap around the waist. At the bottom, in brown letterpress, "John Best, Oshawa, Ont." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "2.50".

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Very good. The albumen is dark. The back of the card is a bit stained, and there are fingerprints at the bottom left on the recto. Small abrasion at upper left.

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