Circa 1865 Two Portrait Cartes-de-Visite, Identified as Lydia (Haight) Jones By Fratelli Alinari Firenze Piazza S. Gaetano with Accompanying News Clipping Noting Her Travels in Italy (and) Portrait of Mr. Haight By Brady New York
Firenze & New York: Fratelli Alinari & Brady, 1865. Photography. Very Good. Item #028684
Two (2) carte-de-visites; Fratelli Alinari Firenze and studio imprint on the reverse of one and the Brady New York imprint on front of the mount of Mr. Haight portrait. News clipping travel announcement for Lydia (Haight) Jones notes "In Bagni di Lucca, Italy, on Saturday, Sept. 19, Lydia Jones, wife of William H.Jones, and daughter of the late R.K. Haight, Esq., of this City." Mr. Haight's portrait with very faint pencil identification below the image; the reverse with "12 of this to - day" handwritten, consistent with examples in the hand of Matthew Brady. Approx. 2 1/4" x 4" overall size; some wear and dustiness, soiling; in very good condition.