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Creator Role

manufacturer publisher copyrighter


The stereograph contains a black and white image of a woman dressed in a maid's uniform sitting on table's top. A man sits behind her with his arms wrapped around her and kissing her cheek. There is also a large bowl on the floor in the foreground with a substance within it. The image is mounted on a gray paper card.


Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1903


3 1/2 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card mount


recto, vertical left: Keystone View Company / Copyright 1903, by / Manufacturers B. L. Singley. Made in U.S.A. Publishers recto, vertical right: Meadville, Pa., St. Louis, Mo., Portland, Ore. / New York, N. Y., Toronto Can., London, Eng. recto, bottom right: 12316-(e) Oh! The madam's face in the mirror shown / As he beheld the phantom of his own. verso, vertical right stamped: GIVEN FEB. 28. 1931 / BY WM. S. APPLETON


Adultery; Kitchens; Shame; Women household employees

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Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)


Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

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Oh! The Madam's Face in the Mirror Shown As he Beheld the Phantom of his Own.



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