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Portrait of a Toddler (with Hidden Parent)
Tintype, full plate, hand-painted
Charles Schwartz Ltd
Courtesy of Charles Schwartz Ltd (www.cs-photo.com - #6404)
In this tintype portrait of a child, an adult sits beside him hidden under a blanket. Parents often sat beside children posing for the camera to help keep them still and were then cropped out or camouflaged.