A CDV that looks like a mini cabinet card with the embossing on the front. This one is of an about 12 year old boy who graduated from knickerbockers to a grown up suit a bit too large for him (smart parents).
But the kid made sure he looked the part with a cigar, holding it like all the adults did on pictures.
They started young…
Photographer: J. Zimmermann. Eggenfelden. Germany.