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Fashion Date: Circa 1874-1877

Costume Description: A dress of simplicity has a hint of modest up bringing. Her collar and cuffs has a small lace garnishment. Her overskirt is about mid-thigh. A plain braid trim makes an inverted scallop at the overskirt's hemline. The fabric appears to be a nice cotton plaid or gingham.

Hairstyle Description: This child's hairstyle is pulled from the front to her crown. Her hair is at least waist length. It appears like she wearing a full headband. It is visible behind her ear and at the crown of her head.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: CDV, Size of image, 2.5" W X 4" H

Studio: G.A. White Photographer

Studio Location: South Bend, Indiana

Date: None provided

Other information: None provided

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Disclaimer:The photos located on this website, "A Brush with History: Vintage Hairstyles," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.

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