[Getting the cleaver]
Albumen silver print
Image: 5 7/16 x 3 13/16 in.
Mount: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
l.l. printed: W. RUTLAND,
l.c. printed: W. E. HOSFORD, / PHOTOGRAPHER
l.r. printed: VERMONT
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern PhotographyAugust 15–November 1, 2020
This exhibition offers the first-ever in-depth examination of the 19th-century photographic phenomenon of cabinet cards, examining how this trend in photographic portraiture set the foundation for the snapshot and today’s digital photosharing.