The Eastern Window
Portrait of two seated ethnic inhabitants from Laos. Ca. 1875-79.
Numbered in the negative "220".
Titled in ink below the image "Sauvages du Laos" and on the reverse in ink and pencil as well.
Original albumen carte de visite photograph by almost certainly Emile Gsell (1838-1879).
Identified cdv's by E. Gsell are numbered in the same way.
Size ab. 104 x 67 mm / 4,06 x 2,6 inches (card).
Mounted on thin cardboard without identification.
Condition is - apart from some mild discoloring - very good.
Original is a bit darker sepia toned.