Girls with Iroquois beaded bag and Swiss waist, 1864

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Carte de Visite of two young girls (Matilda Farwell on the left) by H. A. Upthegrove, August 1864

A carte-de-visite from the Civil War. There is a two-cent revenue tax stamp on the back that is dated August 14th, 1864 – likely the day the image was taken. The photographer was H. A. Upthegrove of Crown Point, Indiana. The young girl with the bag is identified as Matilda Farwell. She has an Iroquois beaded bag that is quite similar to the one below:

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Via: Iroquois Beadwork

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