Cartes de Visite

A photographic phenomenon that was all the rage in the mid-nineteenth century was the carte-de-visite, with sales running into the hundreds of millions (so a lot of them are still around). The American Museum of Photography has a great exhibition on them here:

I found two images of a “redeemed slave child” named Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence.
This photograph was taken in Brooklyn, New York,
This one was taken in Hartford, Connecticut.
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