London: John & Charles Watkins, Photographer to the Queen 34, Parliament Street. (n. d.). Ca late 1860s / early 1870s. Watkins imprint under Dickens image; verso with the Watkins device in center & his address printed at the below. Image: 8.8 cm x 6 cm. Card: 10.7 cm x 6.2 cm. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. List signs of use, bit of fading to image. Overall, Very Good. Item #46061.1
Nice contemporary CDV of Dickens with the photograph affixed to stiffer card stock. Image shows a seated Dickens, with a contemplative look, right hand to right check. Image from the 1860s.