Girl with Chalkware Cat

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Girl with Chalkware Cat
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Girl with Chalkware Cat
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1/9th plate dagaurreotype. Portrait of a young girl, seated, wearing a spotted dress with solid overlay. Her hair is cut to shoulder length. Behind her on the right is a chalkware cat. Gold mat surrounds the photograph with gold preserver of the same color. Exterior of case has a flower in the center surrounded by a decorative circle and flourished border. Leaf or scroll-like detail in the corners.