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Carte de Visite of Henry Orlando Upton, c.1875

Date: c.1875

Type: Photograph



Photographic carte de visites – or visiting cards – were extremely popular during the Victorian era and were created to share with family, friends and business acquaintences. A musician, composer and dance instructor, Henry O. Upton (1840-1919) was a well-known member of Salem society.  He had these carte de visites created in Salem to share with his acquaintances.