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Lois J Shaw 1879

Tintype in CDV-sized folding paper frame, with inscription.
CDV-size mat with oval hole with tintype showing through. Tintype held in place by a sheet of paper twice the size of a CDV, half glued to the back of mat over the tintype, and the other half folded so it covers the front. See back scan to see this paper backing unfolded. Inscribed on the part of the paper backing that folds over the front of the tintype and mat is the inscription in ink: 'Aug 22nd 1879 / Age -- 21 yrs 6 mos 24 days / Height -- 5 ft - 4 in / Weight -- 136 lbs' Then below that in lighter ink is inscribed: 'Lois J Shaw / Rolla, Mo.' No photographer information.
229056 bytes (798 pixels wide, 1235 pixels high)


Back of opened paper folder holding the tintype (back)
Back showing inscription with name, age, date, location, height and weight.

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