Carte de visite, Portrait of a blind man


Accession Number: 2001.64

Description: Sepia-toned photo mounted on card stock. A bearded blind man wearing a dark suit jacket with lapels and a white shirt. Printed diagonally on the back center of the card is "Thompson, Amesbury , Mass." with decorative trim. Cartes de visite were popular during the Civil War era.

Medium: Card stock

Print Size: 4 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.

Date: n.d.

Photographer: Thompson

Credit Line: Museum Purchase

Subjects: Adult blind. Photographs.