Disderi: Marquis Georges de Pimodan, French general, ca. 1860
An albumen CdV of the French general Pimodan reading a book while sitting for Disdéri.
Georges de Pimodan died in 1860 at the battle of Castelfidardo, while fighting on behalf of Pope Pious IX. (Thanks to Michael Gregorio for this information)
CdV card is slightly trimmed.
Literature: Elizabeth Anne McCauley, A.A.E. Disderi and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph, 1985