Carte de visite, 4 1/4"x 2 1 /2". Imprinted as Brete Harte. No photographer's  imprint.
Francis Brett Hart (1836 –1902), known as Bret Harte, was an American short-story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush.
Exhibits strong contrast and tonality, overall Fine + condition. cdv la 102 135.

CDV - BRET HARTE – AUTHOR - BES