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Fashion Date: Circa 1878-1882

Hairstyle Description: Hairstyle has curled bangs and the top and side of hair are pulled to the back and secured. Her back hair is loose and free flowing. Her hair length is mid-thigh or knee length.

Costume Description: Her costume is dark colored and very hard for us to view. We do see some draping on the skirt side toward the back and a long pointed bodice. This two features were very fashionable during this time frame. She is wearing spectacles.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Cabinet Card, Size of image, 4.25" W X 6.5" H

Studio: Richmond Photo Company

Studio Location: 827 1/2 Broad St. Richmond, Virginia, 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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