Cincinnati: Dillon, Ca. 1889. An albumen photograph of a trapeze artist, possibly H.Huston Ludlum, a muscular young man wearing full length leg covering and shorts and short sleeve shirt holding a horizontal trapeze bar attached to a multitude of balloon cords, in front of a painted backdrop.
Dillon Cor 8th & Race Sts Cincinnati below photograph. Verso has a fully illustrated trade card for Dillon's Imperial Photo Gallery with an illustrated building advertising S.W. Dillon and a Garfield monument out front. "Elegant Portraits, made from small pictures in india ink, water colors, crayon and pastels...'
4 1/4 x 6 1/4", Albuman photo on a printed cabinet card corners and edges rubbed, one pinhole bottom center. Very good overall. Item #25869