Ca. 1857. Early stereoview card of Paris, a view of the Luxembourg Palace gardens, showing the facade, the gardens in the middle ground with topiary, and a young man wearing a cap and seated on a bench in the foreground.
Image printed on one sheet and laid down on card stock, with printed rectangular borders; printed on a single sheet of photographic paper with a black divider at center, and period ink manuscript title labels at the left and right sides. Verso with period ink inscription, "Luxembourg" and the name W. M. Harding written below, in pencil. Harding was possibly an American visitor to Paris. 6 3/4 x 3 1/4", faintly dusty. Very good overall. Item #25598