COSTUMED GIRLS IN SCHOOL PLAY (1883)

This cabinet card appears to be an image of a group of girls who are members of a cast of a school play. The girls are dressed in ethnic costumes. The girl sitting closest to the photographer is dressed beautifully in gypsy garb. Two individuals in this image appear to be adults and one may surmise that they are the teachers who are directing the show. Two of the girls are holding flowered hoops. A sign made up of leaves or vines indicate that this photograph was taken in 1883. Next to the date, two letters are hanging. The letters are either “MC” or “HC”, which may be an abbreviation of the school or group that is putting on the production. The name and location of the photographer is unknown since a prior owner of this cabinet card trimmed the edges to fit into an album or frame.

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Published in: on May 28, 2011 at 12:01 am  Comments (1)  
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  1. Well. MC might stand for Mount Carmel which is often an all girls (or boys) Catholic school. Unfortunately that doesn’t help identify the photo as there are several of schools with that name.


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