albumen print, titled and numbered '976' in pencil on the reverse, 1910
8½ by 7 in. (21.6 by 17.8 cm.)
Grading this albumen print on a scale of 1 to 10 - a 10 being a print that has rich, deep dark tones and highlights that retain all their original detail - this print rates a 7. The print is dominated by mid-tones and highlights. The darks are strong, particularly in the upper left portion of the image, but the highlights have yellowed. There is a faint, darkened circular area in the sky. There are several diagonal impressions in each corner, faint handling creases, a 2-inch linear crease and 6-inch diagonal crease, all of which are visible only in raking light. A partial watermark is visible in the paper at the lower edge. The inscription written on the upper edge of the reverse can be partially seen when viewing the front of the photograph.
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