Antique Victorian Green Velvet Photo Album, Stand & Cabinet Cards                    - 1800's

Antique Victorian Green Velvet Photo Album w/ Drawer, Stand & Cabinet Cards - Late 1800s

Sale price $225.00 Regular price $250.00


Product Description:  This is not your typical photo album.  From the late 1800's - early 1900's, this elegant velvet photo album sits gracefully on the original stand, featuring a matching pull-out drawer and a patinated, brass-tone clasp that works like a charm!  Displayed in the center if the cover is a decorative, fan mirror highlighted by pretty, brass, floral embellishments in the top two corners of the cover.  It folds out forward and is completely full with a combination of 64 Cabinet Cards and 12 Cart-de-Visite, mostly portraits of children, men and women.  A cabinet card of the Liberty Bell and a one of Prince Henry & Princess Irene Prussia are just a few you will find in this exquisite collectible.  Each page is made of cardboard covered with brown-swirl paper with cutouts outlined with thin, gold trim. It is marked on the inside cover with two patent dates; November 26, 1895 and November 10, 1896.  A lovely Victorian bedroom accent or gift, in a condition which is hard to find.

Circa:  Late 1800s - Early 1900s

Dimensions:  Photo Album:  11 ½” x 9” x 3”, Stand:  15” tall x 8” wide
Cabinet Cards (64):  4 1/4" x 6 1/2"
Carte-de-Visite (12): 2 1/2" x 4

Product Weight:   7 pounds 6 ounces (with stand)

Maker:  unknown

Marks/Identification:  Patented November 26, 1895 and November 10, 1896, Other Patents Pending

Colors:  Green and Gold

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age.  No tears in velvet exterior.  Light-normal wear and rubbing on exterior and interior of album (as shown).  Some cards and cut outs have normal, light wear, some tears, faded pictures or marked (as shown).  Mirror is in good condition with the except of a light scratch.  All pages are not shown.

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