EXTREMELY SAD! While we will never know the circumstances that surrounded the creation of her archivally sealed sixth plate portrait, it was instantly obvious to me that the little lass was ill when she was taken. Her unfocused eyes roamed towards the sound of her mother calmingly talking to her daughter while the lens was uncapped. As you can plainly see, earlier hands were unkind to this emotional likeness. There are wipes in several places. Heavy oxidation flows freely inside the Moorish mat style opening. You know readers . . . I really will let you all decide the child?s story. The leather case is complete and there is a red silk pad inside.