Loose singleton, great image carte-de-visite

Just a random CDV I acquired, because I have another CDV from the same photographer – R.A. Lewis, at 152 Chatham Street, New York. The address no longer exists – the approximate location is near 1 Police Plaza in lower Manhattan. The street grid was completely ripped up and re-done in that area when 1PP was being built, and so there are numerous streets that either changed names or vanished altogether. This is one of them.

Tall lanky gentleman, R.A. Lewis Studio
Tall lanky gentleman, R.A. Lewis Studio

I liked the image because the photographer knew how to arrange the gentleman’s pose to show his height in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

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