This is a consignment item. Cabinet Photographs are larger-sized examples of Cartes des Visite. This particular photograph measures 4 ½ x 6 ½.” It has been colorized.
It shows an enlisted man wearing the Garde du Corps’ full dress uniform. It includes the supravest, which was ONLY worn by the GdC. He stands holding his sword, while his Hohenzollern Eagle-topped parade helmet rests on a table beside him. The photo’s bottom sports a Potsdam photographer’s name, whose studio was located in the same Berlin suburb where the GdC was based.