Young Lady with beaded handbag, ca. 1845

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Lady with beaded handbag, sixth-plate Daguerreotype by Edward White, ca. 1845

The text written in the case goes something like:


Love is Cunning

Could I but read the thoughts of another kind,

Words cannot express the love I have for you…. 1857?


source: the Dog’s Eye

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