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Title: Contortionist, posed in studio • Date: ca. 1880 • Medium: albumen print
Dimensions: Image: 14.4 x 10 cm (5 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Mount: 16.3 x 10.7 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.)
Title: Trick photo, decapitated man with bloody knife, holding his head • Date: ca. 1875
George Eastman House, Carte de Visite and Cabinet Cards
Carte de Visite: A brief history of the Carte de Visite from the American Museum of Photography
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