This wonderful image features a gentleman with prominent moustache wearing a smart suit and bow tie with a long slide/guard chain attached to a watch or an eyeglass in his waistcoat pocket. Other images have been seen where similar chains were definitely attached to a watch. The back of the card is plain. The condition is very good for age. Photographer: J. Lodgaard, Bloomer, Wisconsin. Width 4.25 ins x 6.5 ins. (10.5cm x 16.5cm).
This item appears in my book, "How the Watch was Worn - A Fashion for 500 Years”. Registered Air Mail Post to the USA is $13.00 USD. For shipping to other countries please contact us.
Sepia Cabinet Card of Well-dressed Gentleman Wearing a Guard Chain, American, 19th Century
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