DESCRIPTION: This is a nice example of a classic original Antebellum/Civil War period Carte de Visite photo album. Used to hold carte de visite size photos, the most popular photo medium of the day. This is a Civil War style album, c. 1860, based on the style.
It is a standard album, containing. 19 pages, with room for 2 standard size carte de visite photos on the each side of each page, for a total of 38 photos.
THIS ALBUM CONTAINS NO CdeVs, SO IT IS PERFECT TO HOUSE YOUR COLLECTION OF PERIOD OR FAMILY CdVs. This is especially nice, as it has a brightly colored manufacturing page as shown, Made by James Somerville, N. NICE BROWN EMBOSSED LEATHER PATTERN ON THE FRONT & BACK, gold trimmed pages, and a perfect, original brass hinge (Important, as one or more of these hinges is often missing).The album is in very excellent condition overall, including covers and binding and openings. A VERY NICE, EARLY, UNTOUCHED & PERFECT Civil War period CdV ALBUM. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photograph Albums". The seller is "marvinsmom9" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.