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Chilean street urchin

Chilean street urchin


A carte-de-visite portrait of a Chilean street urchin striking a pugilistic pose. Some shoe brushes and tins of shoe polish are lying on the ground at this feet.

A pencilled inscription verso in French reads: 'Jeune mendicant des rues' [English: 'young street beggar'].

Photographed by C. Baldwin of Valparaiso in Chile.
 

Code: 123672
 
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