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20136b. CDV [Carte De Visite format] Grace Darling c.1883.

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20136b. CDV [Carte De Visite format] Grace Darling c.1883.

20136b. CDV [Carte De Visite format] Grace Darling c.1883. Early CDV format shows a fine, clear photo illustration of the famed heroine Grace Darling, rescuer of the crew of the Forfarshire in the Farne Islands in 1838. The CDV is published by the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society and was used for fund raising, possibly at the Great International Fisheries Exhibit in 1883. By Medrington, Liverpool. Quite rare and collectible, particularly of Grace Darling history. With lengthy description of the rescue on verso. Clean, crisp. (VG). $58.