Paul Frecker
Fine Photographs


Young girl laid out in a parlour
Anonymous, German
real photo postcard

A real photo postcard showing a young girl laid out under an image of the Sacred Heart, with further Roman Catholic iconography on the wall behind her. The framed images on the side table are likely to be religious too. The text 'heilige Maria' may be read around the image of the Virgin Mary in the background. 

Photographer unidentified, probably German.

The postcard measures 3.5" by 5.5" (9 cm by 13.9 cm) including wide white borders at the left and right-hand edges (not shown in scan). 

code: pm0182
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