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Fashion Date: Circa 1870

Hairstyle Description: This is a beautiful glamour type photo of a lady with really thick hair. The style is parted down the middle and the frontal sides are pulled to the crown of the head then braided. The braid is pulled forward in the photo.

Costume Description: The dress has loose coat sleeves, and appears to have a V-shaped neckline appropriate to the era.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

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

Studio: Noble's Gallery

Studio Location: S.W. Kissel, o323 Delaware St., Levenworth, Kansas, 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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