Antique 1895 Victorian Velvet Paisley Photo Album With Photos Patented 1895

Antique 1895 Victorian Velvet Paisley Photo Album With Photos

Regular price $79.00


Product Description:  A lovely velvet photo album from the end of the Victorian era.  Marked with two patents; November 26, 1895 and November 10, 1896, it is covered with a green, salmon and orange paisley motif, brass tone appliques and moon shape mirror.  The ornate brass clasp works like a charm.  Inside you will find thirty six pages with nineteen black and white photos. Although a portion of the applique has detached, this collectible still holds most of it's beauty.

Circa:  1895

Product Dimensions:  11.50 H x 8.75 W x 2.50 D

Product Weight:  4 pounds 9 ounces

Material:  brass, velvet, paper, cardboard, binding

Maker:  unknown

Markings:  Patented November 26, 1895, Patented November 10, 1896, Other Patents Pending

Color: green, salmon, orange (cover)

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age.  Moderate surface wear and discoloration on exterior and interior.  Binding is still intact.  Clasp works well.  Once brass applique has "detached" and another is loose and may detach at any time (as shown).  Needs repair.  Several of the interior decorative paper cut-out windows/mats are torn.  Photographs have not been tested for the originality.

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