Dating cdvs cabinet cards

02-Sep-2017 01:26

CDVs arrived in the United States around 1859, on the eve of the Civil War (1861-1865) during which demand skyrocketed as soldiers and their loved ones sought an affordable image remembrance.

Many people began collecting portraits of political figures, actors and actresses, Civil War generals, as well as family and friends.

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She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother.Special photo albums were designed especially for cartes-de-visite.