Fashion Date:Circa 1876-1877
Hairstyle Description: This young lady is wearing a beautiful Spanish comb that was fashionable during this time period. Her bangs are crimped or curled very tight. The back of her hair does appear to be crimped. Her hair is shoulder blade length.
Hairstyle Description: This costume has a very tight skirt and a small bustle. Her sleeves are rather loose fitting and the collar rides lower than previous fashions. She is wearing a modest lace jabot (tie).
Identification Marks on Photo
Name of Sitter:None provided
Type of Photo: CDV, Size of image, 2.5" W X 4" H
Studio: R.W. Elliott
Studio Location: Newark, Illinois, USA
Date: None provided
Other information: None provided
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