Antique Embossed tooled leather Cartes de Visites (CDV). Photo albums from early 1900's. With Tintypes and Cabinet Cards. Very decorative working double clasp closures. The books have 4 glass cabochons front and back (two missing) and a embossed floral gold leaf edge in wonderful conditon on one book and well worn on the other.
Some of the tintypes are also hand tinted and all are portraits. Such wonderful craftsmanship and a lovely display of antique photographs! The elegant leather covers and spine feature thin gild outlines. The spine is especially attractive and intact on both books.
We dont know who the maker was but the inside cover page proclaims it to be a PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM in fancy red & gold calligraphy with gilded curly coos. There are 25 pages filled with a mix of mostly CDVs. Measures "6 1/4 x 5 1/4" x 2 1/2.The item "Antique Tooled Leather Photo Albums Early 1900's" is in sale since Thursday, October 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photograph Albums". The seller is "resell-maniacs" and is located in Vero Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian federation.