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Fashion Date: Circa 1892-1896

Hairstyle Description: This young lady has her hair parted on the side, the top portion curled and brushed back. Her hair is straight and fine but shows a hint of previous braiding by the waves in the lower portions. The length of her hair is unknown because it extends beyond the photo's oval.

Costume Description: Print dress with full sleeves and a lace bavolet that is shaped to a v-point in the front. Her neckline is edged with a smaller lace. She is wearing eyeglasses.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Cabinet Card, Size of image, 4.5" W X 6.5" H

Studio: J.A. Hurst

Studio Location: 1800 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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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