Original antique CDV photograph of a baby or infant with their "hidden mother". Mothers would often hold their child still for the long aperture time in the early days of photography. They would also "hide" themselves for these photographs, a term known as "hidden mother" photography. These pictures are much sought after for their historical importance and/or creepy factor.
Photo is smaller in size, measuring approximately 2 1/2" x 4".
Original photo, safely stored in a climate-controlled environment for many years, away from sunlight.
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Antique Victorian Photo Baby with HIDDEN MOTHER 1800s Halloween
USPS First-Class Mail Letter
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