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    Cabinet Card of Young Man Dressed in Fringed Jacket. J. T. Wiley's Photographic and Ferrotype Studio, Chester County, Pennsylvania backmark. This serious, and rather refined looking young man is attired in his best frontiersman clothing as he musters a most serious countenance. Written in ink on the reverse: "Remember to send me/ back to my mama for she/ will be verry [sic] sorry to loss [sic]/ me to her Dear Son/ Charlie", and is presumably addressed to his mother in Millerstown, Pennsylvania. From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Missing a small section of the upper right corner with taped repairs on the reverse to reinforce a bend that runs through Charlie's shoulder, and with overall toning, else good condition.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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