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Unidentified Man with Walking Stick
1860-1869
William M. Scott
USA: Indiana, Laporte
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.75

Sepia-toned carte-de-visite photograph. Full-length portrait of man wearing black coat, pants, vest, and shoes; white shirt, and black bow tie. Man has a watch chain hanging from his vest, near the buttons. In his right hand, he is holding a walking stick. His left forearm is resting on the base of a column. At the top right corner of the photograph, there is a curtain with a rosette or floral pattern, with two tassels hanging from it. The man is standing in front of a rail. The photograph has a gilt double-lined border. Printed in black on the back is "Wm. M. Scott, / Photographer / Laporte / Ind." Handwritten in brown ink on the back is "[illeg.] Copp / Laporte / Inda."



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