AFRICAN AMERICAN BABY 1870s RARE CDV PHOTO by A. E. ALDEN, PROVIDENCE, RI
We are offering a RARE CDV photograph of an African American baby girl. Alden, 60 & 62 Arcade, Providence, Rhode Island. He was born in Massachusetts and moved to Providence, Rhode Island in the mid-1800s where he opened the Arcade Gallery photographic studios. Alden photographed some of the most important people of the time including President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others. In 1902 Augustus Ephraim Alden wrote the book " Pilgrim Alden: The Story of the Life of the First John Alden in America".