1860's Richard Sardelli CDV Photo, a courier in Paris, France
On reverse: "Harry and this man, Richard Sardelli, our courier. For Aunt Tamson" is handwritten in old period ink script. Photo type: 1860's Original Vintage Victorian CDV Carte de visite Photo. Photographer: Clement Lagriffe, 203, Rue St Honore, Pres St Roch, Paris, France.
This was found in the state of Massachusetts in the USA. It is a sweet French CDV image of a young boy about 6 years old, sitting on a pedestal. His good and trusted friend, the family courier, Mr. Richard Sardelli, stands next to him. It is assumed this photo was sent to America to a family member to see life in Paris. It may be possible to track Mr. Sardelli in French or possibly Italy, Italian census and genealogy records, especially as we know his occupation was a "courier" in Paris.
This is a beautiful and playful image with young Harry in high button shoes and short pants. It was found in Boston, Massachusetts. A beautiful old image.
Size: 2.5 by 4 inches
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