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Cabinet Card Photographs, Antique Wedding Photos, Bride and Groom Portraits, Black White Victorian Couples, 1800s Studio Photography

Cabinet Card Photographs, Antique Wedding Photos, Bride and Groom Portraits, Black White Victorian Couples, 1800s Studio Photography

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: Five antique cabinet card photographs, photos mounted on cardboard, please read item details
  • Favorited by: 18 people
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From Saint Louis, MO
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Description

Five antique cabinet cards are full-length wedding portraits. The Victorian era brides and grooms are formally posed in studios with backdrops of gardens and drawing rooms. They're all in their best attire--most of the brides in white, the gentlemen in three-piece suits with flowers on their lapels. One shows a double wedding, with the two brides standing behind their serious grooms.

The cards date to the mid- to late 1800s and were shot in black and white; all but one has a sepia tint to it. The photographs are affixed to cardboard with the photography studio name on it.

Cabinet cards were introduced in the 1860s, with peak popularity from 1870s to 1890s. They were a nice size (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches) for displaying in a cabinet, hence the name.

The photographers were all from the St. Louis area: New York Portrait Co., Bell Studio, Chas. F. Meier, and W. B. Atkins (from Bunker Hill, Illinois, across the river). Three of the cardboard backings are also printed on the back.

All five photos are in very good condition. These are lovely to look at, and would also be great for your own artwork.

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Five antique cabinet cards are full-length wedding portraits. The Victorian era brides and grooms are formally posed in studios with backdrops of gardens and drawing rooms. They're all in their best attire--most of the brides in white, the gentlemen in three-piece suits with flowers on their lapels. One shows a double wedding, with the two brides standing behind their serious grooms.

The cards date to the mid- to late 1800s and were shot in black and white; all but one has a sepia tint to it. The photographs are affixed to cardboard with the photography studio name on it.

Cabinet cards were introduced in the 1860s, with peak popularity from 1870s to 1890s. They were a nice size (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches) for displaying in a cabinet, hence the name.

The photographers were all from the St. Louis area: New York Portrait Co., Bell Studio, Chas. F. Meier, and W. B. Atkins (from Bunker Hill, Illinois, across the river). Three of the cardboard backings are also printed on the back.

All five photos are in very good condition. These are lovely to look at, and would also be great for your own artwork.

To see more vintage photos and art, click here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/CalloohCallay?section_id=5418191

To see more vintage home decor and housewares, click here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/CalloohCallay?section_id=5459741

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