Lot 82: Two cabinet cards by Disderi.
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Two cabinet cards by Disderi. Disderi popularized the CDV in France and produced numerous fine and influential cartes. As the demand for cartes decreased, he produced photographs in the Cabinet Card format. These rare examples have “Cabinet Portrait” on the mount, as the format was new. One, from his Paris and London studios, shows Princess Beatrice, Victoria’s youngest daughter, ca. 1870. Another, from the London studio, shows a gentleman.
Condition Report: Clean but light. [3-]