Cabinet card, Portrait of a young boy holding a cane

Photograph, Cabinet

Accession Number: 2004.66

Description: Sepia photo is mounted on a brown card. It shows a young boy dressed in a jacket with matching knickers, high-top shoes, and a ruffled shirt with large collar, standing next to an older boy who is dressed in a matching vest, trousers, and jacket with a bow tie at his collar. The younger boy holds a cane in his right hand and his left elbow rests on the right shoulder of the other boy. His right eye appears to be crossed and may indicate visual impairment. Reverse is blank.

Medium: Card stock, paper

Print Size: 7 (h) x 5 (w) in. (card)

Date: ca. 1900?

Photographer: [unknown]

History/Provenance: Museum purchased on ebay auction.

Subjects: Photographs. Blind children.