This is a top quality post mortem of a young girl-- probably 8- 10 years old.This CDV depicts a tragic and sadly common 19th century scene. The CDV dates from the 1880s and shows the little girl on a Victorian settee or couch. These post mortem photographs were often the only photograph of a departed child and were treasured by the surviving family. The CDV is in very good condition with some aging and spotting (as visible in my scans) and was photographed by Jones and Bower of Greencastle, Indiana. Guaranteed authentic 19th century photograph , NOT a reprint. See Supersized images in order to see detailed photographs of the image. Sold with LOW Reserve . Buyer pays $4.25 for first class postage( insurance fee is included in this postage fee ). Buyer may waive insurance fee by assuming responsibility for any postal loss for items selling for less than $100. Buyer pays within 2 days of the close of the auction. Buyer has a three day inspection period and the item is returnable for any reason for a FULL refund (less postage) as long as it is returned in the SAME Condition as sent within seven days. See other auctions this seller for other interesting 19th century photographs to include other Post Mortems . By bidding the buyer agrees to the terms and conditions of this auction.