1865 Delicately Hand-Colored and Tinted Cabinet Card Format Albumen Photograph The Happy Pair. By J.P. Soule Boston Framed and Glazed

Boston & New York: J.P. Soule, 1865. Interesting albumen photograph of a painting by G. G. Fish, published by Soule and with the printed title and copyright data also printed below the image on the mount card; image has been tinted and also has had some additional painting added, to the girls lacy trim and her colorful hair ornament; John P. Soule was a famous stereo-photographer from Washington Street Boston, MA, closely associated with the prolific Kilburn Brothers of photographic stereoview fame; image approx. 3 1/4" x 5 1/4" size; the mount card adds about an inch surrounding and the (later) framing adds about 1 3/4" border; some old discoloration noted on the mount card and a little in the image, not very intrusive to the view; framed in a new wood surround and with glass; light wear; very good condition; interesting American photographic history ephemeral item. Very Good (Item ID: 19826)


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