Item No: #361821 Amelia E. Barr [Cabinet Card Photograph]. Edward C. Dana, photographer.
Amelia E. Barr [Cabinet Card Photograph]

Portrait of an Author

Amelia E. Barr [Cabinet Card Photograph]

Notes: A head-and-shoulder's portrait of the novelist Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919), the author of some 80 books in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Barr, née Huddleston, was born in Lancashire, England, and emigrated to the US in 1853. Her first novel was published in 1872.

Image, roughly 4 by 5-3/4 inches, on a larger card mount. The back (verso) of the mount promotes the photography technique used, "Carbonette Our 1895 production."

Edition + Condition: A very good contrast image, with dark charcoal tones. The mount has notes in color and regular pencil on the lower front margin as well as various notes on the back (verso).

Publication: New York: Dana, 1895.

Item No: #361821

Price: $125