Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of cabinet photograph in English:
An early type of photograph, of about 6 by 4 inches.
- A cabinet photograph produced by a commercial studio (as they all were) would not be a single object to be hidden behind a sliding panel.
- The cabinet photograph increased in popularity as the demand for carte de visite portraits fell.
- These cabinet photographs were taken by Naperville photography studios in the late 19th century.
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