Anonymous (United States)
Gem tintype calling card for a young girl, Mary J. Gill
Tintype, 1870s
The little girl's name is printed in ornate gothic script on a light yellow card recto. Her cheeks are delicately tinted in pink.

It is unusual to find calling gem calling cards for such young subjects.

Size:7/8 x 3/4 in. (gem); 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. (card)
Condition:3- (several scratches on tin; minor soiling on card)
No. 26.161