This photograph is of a woman who is either quite heavy or possibly with child. She has on had and Victorian dress with fancy scarf at the neck. She is holding a book. She is standing between a curved back chair or sofa and a heavily carved table. The corners of the card are square and there is no border dating this card circa 1860. The photographer is Gordon T. Allan of Ramsgate. The card measures 4" x 2 1/2". It is in good condition with pale image and some spotting.
Early Carte-de-Visite of Couple, Woman in Fabulous Clothes and Setting