CDV (Carte de Visite) with period ink on back: "Major Bagley the infant Drummer - saw + heard him drum beautifully." Willie Bagley was supposedly four years old when he made a name for himself drumming in 1861, at the start of the Civil War. By 1865, he would find himself working for P.T. Barnum, billed as Major Bagley.
Condition:Photo is very good. Mount is trimmed and has foxing.
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