|A cabinet card portrait of a beautiful black nurse with her white charge. The young woman is dressed in European dress, with a Mother Hubbard apron and a head-wrap.
An inked inscription in a period hand recto in the lower margin reads: ‘Baby Merle / 6 months & 3 weeks / April 1903.’
Photographed by Middlebrook’s (Proprietor: Frank H. Hancox) of Kimberley, South Africa.
condition: The print is in fine condition but the mount shows general signs of age, and in addition,
its upper left-hand corner has broken off.
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