Roughly cabinet-card sized albumen print showing a genre scene of a country boy and girl, the boy blowing soap bubbles, one of which "floats" at upper right, circa 1870 by M. M. Griswold, Columbus Ohio. Mount imprinted front "M. M. Griswold / Columbus O. / The Prize 'Genre' Picture." With old collection stamp for the Culver Picture Service on reverse along with other notations. Overall dimensions of sheet about 9 x 6 inches (23x15 cm). Print size 6 x 4.25 inches (15x11 cm). ( Inventory# id414 )
This image was included as a plate in the trade publication "Philadelphia Photographer," vol. VII (1870).
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