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Cabinet photographs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Card photographs, generally portraits, which measure 4 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches, including the mount. They were introduced by F. R. Window in 1867 as larger alternatives to the "cartes-de-visite," which measured 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. The larger size was considered more appropriate for display, allowed for group portraits, and permitted the image to be retouched. The size remained popular until World War I.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Keith Marshall collection of photographs

Call Number: MSS 12

The collection comprises 147 photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with representative images of Great Britain, South Africa, New Zealand, Madeira, East Asia, and other locations (many unidentified).

Dates: circa 1880-circa 1920

Maude Douglas portrait, checked blouse and pin , 1896

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents:

Portrait of Maude Douglas is signed on reverse: "With Love from Maude/ D'cr [December] 9th 96." Image shows Maude looking straight at the camera, with curly bangs above her forehead. She wears a simple high-necked gingham or checked blouse, pinned at the neck with a small brooch.

Dates: 1896