Photo Description

FASHION DATE: Circa late 1890s-1903

HAT DESCRIPTION: This is a light-colored straw boater hat. A ribbon tied around the crown and a single feather stuck in it. This style of hat was very fashionable in the later 1890s through 1903 or so.

COSTUME DESCRIPTION: It is difficult to comment of this costume due to limited showing in the photo.

HAIRSTYLE DESCRIPTION: Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled to the back in a loose but full style.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Lady: none provided

Type of Photo: Carte de Viste, Size of image, 1.25" W X 1.5" H

Studio: none provided

Studio Location: none provided

Date: None

Other information: none provided


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