silver and collodion on printing-out paper and cardboard
H x W: 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (16.2 x 11.4 cm)
United States, North and Central America
mid to late 19th century
A cabinet card portrait of a newspaper carrier. The man is pictured standing in the center of the image against a light background. He is dressed in a dark hat and jacket, with a canvas newspaper carrier bag full of papers worn over his shoulder. In his proper right hand, he leans on a carved wooden walking stick. The photograph is cut to an oval shape and mounted on dark gray cardboard.