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Pesme: actor in early Napoleonic uniform, ca. 1865

Image of Pesme: actor in early Napoleonic uniform, ca. 1865

A CdV by Paul Emile Pesme of an unknown actor. An expressive portrait with nice details. His uniform is based on the Revolutionary French soldiers, wearing rags, a 'bicorne' and clogs.

Pesme started his photographic activities in 1856 and stopped in 1895. Specializing in making carte de visite portraits, he worked with several actors.

Photographer's address on the back.

Albumen print overall good condition. Yellowing due to age.