The day of the party has arrived. She and her friends have been working on their dresses for weeks.
“Let’s take pictures!”
“I don’t know, I have a lot of things left to do. Maybe later.”
“It’ll only take a few minutes to set up the camera. We might be too busy later.”
“You’re right. But let’s put a rug down first, so we don’t get dirty.”
Carte-de-visite, photographer unknown. The word “Spain” is written on the back, but that may be the conjecture of a later owner.