Photograph of Willie Wilson
- J. A. Wilson, Photographer
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A photograph of Willie Wilson from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright.
- J. A. Wilson & August F. Gerding, in Ottawa, Illinois.
"Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially employed for landscapes rather than portraitures. Cabinet cards replaced Carte de visite photographs as the popular mode of photography. Cabinet cards became the standard for photographic portraits in 1870. Cabinet cards experienced their peak in popularity in the 1880′s. Cabinet cards were still being produced in the United States until the early 1900′s and continued to be produced in Europe even longer. The best way to describe a cabinet card is that it is a thin photograph that is mounted on a card that measures 4 1/4″ by 6 1/2″. Cabinet cards frequently have artistic logos and information on the bottom or the reverse of the card which advertised the photographer or the photography studio’s services."
- Front side: J. A. Wilson 202 Main St Ottawa, Ill.
Reverse side: Uncle William Wilson
- Date of Original
- ca. 1880-1900s
Width: 10.6 cm
Height: 16.5 cm
- Personal Name(s)
- Wilson, Willie
- Local identifier
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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