October 4, 2012
Antique Crayon Portrait: Woman in HIgh-Necked Calico Dress ca 1890s
Large framed ‘crayon portraits’ were made in the 1800s and early 1900s.
These were artistic photographs that resemble a cross between photographs and charcoal or crayon sketches.
They can be monochrome or have charcoal coloring. This portrait is beautifully coloured.
The photographer began the process with a light photograph and then embellished it with chalk and crayons.
Mostly you will find albumen crayon portraits from the late 1800s.
Dimensions: 16x20 inches
Item #15 for sale: $50.00 + shipping (We need your zip or postal code to determine shipping costs)
A great way to have an instant ancestor or just a nice piece of art to hang on your wall.