Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Photo Number 435

This is page number 31 in the Nettie Parks Album.

Page 31 Little Girl with doll

This is a cabinet card of a delightful little girl and her doll.    It is not marked..other than the photographer Jos. Pearse of Genoa, Neb.  I do not see many cabinet cards that feature toys with children.

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9 comments:

  1. I wonder whether it was her doll or one kept as a prop by the photographer. The former, I hope.

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  2. I know this photo was precious to this child.

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  3. Awww, isn't she cute!!

    Genoa, Nebraska is about 130 miles due west of Council Bluffs/Macedonia Iowa. I wonder what this means...

    The only US census record I can find for Joseph Pearce living in Genoa, NE is from 1900 and it shows him born in 1857 in Canada, immigrating in 1874 and his occupation as "Carpenter".

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  4. What a great old photo! She's so cute....

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  5. sweet thang...although she seems a bit surprised, or worried.

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  6. I wonder if they put the doll into the vignette with her because she was a bit scared. You are right - I don't see too many dolls or other toys in photos either.

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  7. Fabulous. I love her expression -and it looks like she may be wearing some sort of traditional costume?
    P.S. I love your header!

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