albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 3 7/16 × 2 1/4 in. (8.7 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 3 15/16 × 2 7/16 in. (10 × 6.2 cm)
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Carte-de-visite of Miss Laura W. Stebbins shown in bust portrait. She is facing the camera directly. Her hair is parted and smoothed down tightly then gathered behind her head. She wears a dark colored bodice with a plain white collar and a large oval brooch is pinned at her center front neck. The edges of the image are purposefully faded in the popular style of the time.
Handwritten in graphite below the image on the photograph is the text "Miss Laura W. Stebbins" with "died 1870" written below the print on the mount. Printed on the back of the photograph is the text "L. Thompson / 12 Shetucket St., Norwich, Conn."
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite at the bottom left of the album page is the text "L. THOMPSON / Norwich Conn. Died 1870".