19th Century CDV Photo of an African-American Man in Bowler Hat, Mississippi For Sale
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19th Century CDV Photo of an African-American Man in Bowler Hat, Mississippi: $24.50
A CDV of a young African American man in his bowler hat, likely from Mississippi. Bowler hats were created in 1849 by Thomas & William Bowler and were popular among the American working class in the second half of the 19th Century. This card is 4" x 3", the photo is 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". Identified in pencil script on the bottom edge, his name was Bake.