Friday, September 14, 2012

Photo Number 994

These are Cabinet Cards from the antique shop in Brainerd Minnesota.

Cabinet Card Girl Brainerd Antiques

A beautiful little girl.

Cabinet Card girl with cross Brainerd Antiques

This may be her older sister.

The photographer Johnson was in Chicago at 113 E. Adams Street in 1892.  I can agree with this date for the photos.

The scalloped edges on the cabinet cards were popular during the 1890’s.

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4 comments:

  1. The first one may look like a little angel, but the second one must be a teenager? I don't recall seeing a pose like that one in a formal portrait of that time. Could this be the 1890s version of a 'tude?

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  2. I thought the same...had she smiled the picture would have been very nice. Her lack of expression makes her stance appear surly rather than casual. The younger, even though not smiling, doesn't give the unhappy negative vibe. Maybe we don't think of little people as having an attitude, but are willing to attribute it to a teenager. They definitely appear to be siblings.

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  3. THIS PIC LOOKS LIKE THE GIRL FROM LITTLE PRINCESS THE DISNEY VERSION WHERE A CHILD WAS A TAN ALL GIRL SCHOOL IN THE 1900S AND A GIRL SIMILAR TO THIS ONE WAS THE EVIL STUDENT WOULD TAKE THE GIRLS HAIR DURING CLASS AND PUT IT IN THE INK

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