Besançon, France: circa 1900. Cabinet card, 6.5 x 4.25 inches, with a mounted albumen photograph of a caricature of the photographer. The figure is carrying a two lens box camera and a canon with the inscription, "JE VISE A LA TETE"; trailing him is a miniature poodle pulling a canon. Beneath the image, stamped in gilt is the photographer's name, crest, and street address in Besançon, as well as "Portrait" and "Album." Fine and bright. Item #53539
Little is known of Louis Perret, 1865 to 1933, other than he operated a photographic studio in Besançon and died in Lyon.