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Fashion Date: Circa 1876-1879

Hairstyle Description: Her hairstyle is parted center front and pulled to the back very closely to the scalp. She is wearing a coronet braid at her crown, and a single long ringlet down the back and pulled over her shoulder.

Costume Description: A simple dress with a standup white ruffle collar accented with a ribbon jabot (tie) and bar shaped "lace" pin at the base of the throat.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

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

Studio: None provided

Studio Location: None provided

Date: None provided

Other information: None provided

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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