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This photograph of C. Alice Baker (1833-1909) taken by Allen & Rowell of Boston, appears to be mounted on a card. Miss Baker was living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the time. Her hairstyle and black silk dress are both typical for the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. In this period, visiting in the afternoon was in fashion and the cards served to announce your visit if the hostess was not at home.


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C. Alice Baker (1833-1909)

photographer   Edward L. Allen and Frank Rowell
date   1860-1870
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   4.12"
width   2.5"
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Carte de Visite
accession #   #1996.12.0064

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