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Fashion Date: Circa 1875-1878

Hairstyle Description: Her hairstyle includes short frizzed bangs, a coronet (a crown of a thick braid), and two long ringlets or sausage curls.

Costume Description: This lady's lacey jobot (tie) dates from the same period as her hairstyle.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: Jennie Germmd

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

Studio: R.A. Lewis

Studio Location: 160 Chatham St., New York City, New York, 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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