Semi-Risque Photographic Cabinet Card By Falk of Sylvia Gerrish
(Sylvia Gerrish)

New York: Falk, Albumen process real-photo cabinet card, with the imprinted name of Sylvia Gerrish below image; posing on a mossy rock, draped in filmy white chemise or shift, not a nude but quite revealing for the time; Falk photographer's identifiers on card; one internet site places S. Gerrish as a circus performer; no date but circa 1880s; fairly clear and with good detail; edge, tips wear to card, one corner chipped, top of image with some chipping and an old crease, not obtrusive; faint old blemish in background; good minus condition. Good (Item ID: 12605)


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