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Photo ad cards

Schaefer-Pickering

Some merchants used the carte de visite (CDV) size and format to create their business cards. Such card bear a photograph of the proprietor(s) on the front along with printed text. Some have additional advertising text on the back, and/or identify the photographer.

WestKaiser-York

GerogeShaysUnusual cabinet card advertising piece, showing the man and his house, stables, place of business, steer, etc.